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Broadcast Operator

Company Overview:

With roots dating back to 1881, Woodbine Entertainment Group has emerged as a leader in Canada’s entertainment industry.

Long recognized as the country’s largest and most innovative horse racing operator, the company has grown into an admired and respected multi-purpose entertainment organization delivering first-class service within its world-class facilities (Woodbine Racetrack, Mohawk Racetrack, Greenwood Teletheatre and WEGZ Stadium Bar).

Position Overview:

What does your week look like?
This position is responsible for the setup and live operation of broadcast equipment, as directed by the Senior Simulcast Producer, including any or all of the following: audio mixers, analogue and digital video player/recorders (VTR), character generators and cameras for the production of television programming, ensuring efficiency, effectiveness and consistency in delivery of the broadcast product.

What you'll do:
Responsible for all sound on various broadcasts as assigned (could include Simulcast, Queen’s Plate Hoopla presentation, other special Broadcast Presentations, Master Control) by performing the various duties
• Operation of audio mixer(s) and equipment as directed by production staff
• Microphone and audio source setup and operation
• Intercom operation
• Music and sound effects playback
• Monitoring of incoming audio sources and ensuring proper signal quality, signal path and timely routing to air
• Audio signal patching
• Crew assistance as required

Responsible for recording and playback of materials on various broadcasts (could include Simulcast, Queen’s Plate Hoopla presentation, other special Broadcast Presentations, Master Control) by performing the various duties:
• Operation of digital video recording and playback equipment as directed by production staff
• Video/audio router operation
• Intercom operation
• Timely routing, playback and record of video and audio signals
• Monitoring of incoming audio and video sources and ensuring proper signal quality and timing
• Video archive retrieval and storage input, including accurate data entry
• Operation of LED screen controls for graphics and video playback
• Crew assistance as required

Responsible for on screen graphics (could include Simulcast, Queen’s Plate Hoopla presentation, other special Broadcast Presentations, Master Control by performing the various duties:
• Operation of character generator equipment as directed by production staff
• Accurate data entry, formatting and playback
• Intercom operation
• Monitoring and control of manual and automatic on-screen data systems
• Graphic and animation input and playback
• Accurate spell checking, data verification and record keeping

In a collaborative team setting, responsible for taking shots on various broadcasts (could include Simulcast, Queen’s Plate Hoopla presentation, other special Broadcast Presentations, Master Control) by performing the various duties:
• Operation of tripod-mounted and handheld cameras as directed by production staff
• Operation of big lens cameras with handlebar controls as directed by production staff
• Framing and composition of shots
• White balance, focus and iris control to ensure quality of video signal
• Field patching and cabling
• Field microphone operation
• Operation of radio frequency (RF) transmitters, receivers and antennae

Qualifications:

Woodbine Entertainment Group is committed to supporting an inclusive, barrier- free recruitment and selection process in a work environment where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.If you are contacted by a member of our team, please advise if you require any accommodation with respect to WEG’s recruitment, selection and or/assessment process used to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.

What we're looking for:
• Post-secondary diploma or certificate in television production, or equivalent experience, and production experience in a control room and/or field production setting
• General knowledge of television production
• General knowledge of broadcast equipment operation

This is a Seasonal full-time position based out of Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, ON. The hours of work will be rotating and will include evenings, weekends and holidays. We will be committed to offering you an employment experience for a company that values its people and strives to continue to create and support winning horse racing experiences for everyone!

So what’s the first step to your exciting new career with WEG?

We are accepting online applications and welcome all qualified people interested in this opportunity. While we appreciate and value all applicants, only those who will be selected to interview will be contacted.

 

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Additional Details

Category: Television
Location:
Woodbine Entertainment Group
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Etobicoke, ON, CA
M9W5L2
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Posted: Apr 17, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
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