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London, UK: Media Traffic Control Manager - NBC




Job Vacancy: 
Media Traffic Control Manager - NBC

Location: 
London, UK


The London News Bureau plays a key role in providing the coverage of international news and in supporting overseas field operations. This is a busy environment covering stories 24/7 and therefore a flexible approach, a sense of humour and an interest in technology are essential.

Our Media Traffic Control Managers are experienced people with experience of working with a demanding customer base in a busy broadcast news environment. We work on quick turnaround news packages to tight deadlines. You will demonstrate your technical ability and attention to detail when aiding the editorial team to output the best possible content in line with NBC News production values.

As a Media Traffic Control Manager, you will be responsible for the set-up, trafficking and coordinating of transmission resources for use by all NBC Universal entities – primarily NBC News programming.
  • Booking and coordinating satellite and fiber feeds.
  • Supporting NBC Network News, MSNBC, Sports & Entertainment channels in both live and taped programming.
  • Live control-room support and Remote trouble shooting.
  • Liaise closely with Producers, Technical/Production managers and NBC News Assignment Desk regarding international and domestic facilities/resources bookings.
  • Procure and assign both vendor and in-house satellite trucks for remote origination.
  • Close interaction with Vendors, Field Operators, and Transmission teams in (often remote) signal acquisition.
  • Coordinate efforts with other networks or affiliated news agencies in organizing pools or shared facility arrangements.

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