Overview: Gravity Media is seeking to fill a Studio Utility position that will be responsible for ensuring the success of live to tape events by performing the technical aspects related to live to tape event audio. The Studio Utility position will assist in all aspects of production when needed.
Production support of live and recorded programming requires a familiarity of broadcast IT infrastructure which includes:
o Technical spaces (control rooms, and studios)
o Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom)
Pull and terminate all types of video, audio and control cabling
Perform the installation, and basic maintenance of broadcast and IT equipment at outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment
Perform general technical duties such as; low-level audio/video switching, hardware connectivity, signal routing, cable terminations and establishing general signal flows
Work with Operations staff to ensure the proper execution and delivery of projects
Experience / Skills
0-2 years in a TV production environment (preferably remote), in a utility role
Education or training in TV production or computer platforms, IP/IT technologies
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with television or multimedia production workflows
Hands-on experience with audio/video switching, connectivity, routing, terminations and signal flow
Demonstrated familiarity with basic server, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.)
SBE or SMPTE certification(s)
Self-motivated & Resourceful - Ability to solve unusual or unexpected problems
High level of organization
Must be able to communicate effectively in a team
Excellent soldering skills
Ability to sit, reach outward or above the shoulder, stand, walk, handle with fingers, stand, bend, and stoop.
Ability to operate a keyboard, view a video display terminal screen, ability to use telephone equipment.
Must be able to climb ladders up to 24 feet tall and lift up to 50 pounds and push and/or pull 30 pounds.
About Gravity Media
Gravity Media is a brand-new company with a 30-year pedigree, formed by the coming together of four established broadcast and production houses: Gearhouse Broadcast, HyperActive Broadcast, Input Media and Chief Entertainment.
Our broadcast packages are both modular and integrated, meaning we can flex our offering to match your requirements. Come to us for a single service, or a complete end-to-end solution.