EVS Playback operator is expected to Execute playback to air functions using EVS IP Director during live and pre-recorded show production. Curate preproduced elements to recue, organize show content using an ENPS Rundown, effectively communicate with Edit Coordinators, Producers, AD’s & Directors while accurately cueing and playing tape elements in fast paced, high pressure live situations.
Perform fundamental and advanced EVS Operations using LSM Via
Support Live Production building highlight playlist packages, clip and element playback, quick turnaround editing of sound bites, interviews, preproduced segments and executing segment fixes.
Work and communicate effectively with others in fast paced, high pressure situations
Expert knowledge of EVS & IP Director basic and advanced system operations
Strong Interpersonal & Communication skills
Strong Organization skills
An eye for quality footage & content accuracy
Ability to multi-task and work in a team environment
Ability to Produce the Position
Ability to handle high pressure live situations with late content changes or producing “on the fly” during breaking news
Capable of immediate turnaround of inbound feeds, one plays and sound bites
Self Motivated and able to produce the position
Required Education and Experience
3-5 Years of Playback in Live Sports Television Production
EVS IP Director & LSM Certification
Overall knowledge of EVS Systems including IP Director, IP Web, XS, AB Roll playout module & LSM)
High Football IQ
Basic understanding of file-based workflow
Basic understanding of routing
Other Key Attributes / Characteristics
Strong work ethic with a positive attitude willing to adjust on the fly
Works well with others but able to work independently
During busier production events, long periods of sitting are required for 3 hour blocks on air without relief
Willing to work early morning, evenings, overnights, weekends, and holiday shifts
Terms / Expected Hours of Work
Freelance Operator shifts are based on production needs
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