12th Man Productions is seeking qualified applicants for position of Broadcast TV Engineer. 12th Man Productions is the television branch of Texas A&M Athletics and is responsible for all post production and live event broadcast coverage the D1 sports teams at Texas A&M. Working in a state of the art $11.8 million dollar facility at Kyle Field, the full time staff and student work force are responsible for Videoboard venue shows, ESPN SEC Network live events as well as the daily content creative involving each team. The facility houses 4 control rooms, 2 studios, 6 post production edit bays and is centrally connected to athletics venues via fiber connectivity back to the hub broadcast facility at Kyle Field.
The Broadcast Engineer works with the Chief Broadcast Engineer to provide technical oversight of event coverage as well as overall technical support of control room systems operations, In-Venue Videoboard operations as well as post-production editing and archival systems. Engineering position will also work with college student labor force engaged to facilitate the technical support live television for both broadcast and in-stadium presentations.
Experience / Skills
-Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
-Three years of experience in the technical operation and basic maintenance and repair of broadcast equipment, to include live event experience in technical broadcast control room and/or multiple camera operations
-Requires occasional nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
-Must be physically able to climb ship’s ladders and/or scaffolds in regards to maintenance of digital signage at stadium venues
About Texas A&M Athletics - 12th Man Productions
Texas A&M Athletics' award-winning 12th Man Productions handles the television and video production needs for Texas A&M athletics ranging from content for 12thMan.com, TV Shows, social media, Videoboard presentations and ESPN SEC Network productions. In 2018, 12th Man Productions was the winner of the Sports Video Group (SVG) and National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Administration (NACDA) Technology Leadership Award. The group has also taken home multiple awards over the years including an EMMY for their TV Show ‘The Pulse: Texas A&M Football’, an SVG award the web series ‘Welcome to the SEC’ and an SVG award for their live broadcast of ‘Signing Day: Texas A&M Football’. 12th Man Productions was also honored nationally for their part in the successful 2012 Heisman campaign for Johnny Manziel. The 19 person full time staff, which includes almost 100 current undergraduate Texas A&M students, occupies an $11.8 million facility in the south end zone at Kyle Field. With the new facilities and talented staff, 12th Man Productions has brought both traditional linear broadcasts as well as digital broadcasts to the SEC Network and ESPN family of networks. Along with producing live broadcasts, digital content and video features for all teams, 12th Man Productions also entertains A&M fans with their national television show ‘The Pulse: Texas A&M Football’, which gives fans an up-close look at Texas A&M Football throughout the fall.