NBC Universal Media Manager, WMAQ in Chicago, Illinois

Job Number 40159BR

Job Title Media Manager, WMAQ

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - WMAQ

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

About Us At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

Country United States

State Illinois

City Chicago



  • Minimum 3 years working in electronic news gathering in field operations

  • Minimum 3 years In-depth experience with Windows XP Pro, Windows 7, Dell desktop and laptops.

  • Knowledge of broadcast news workflows and technology: non-linear editing using post production software (Adobe Premiere), P2 ingest, video playback systems (Omneon) and file storage (Isilon), as well as transcoding of different video formats (Vantage transcoder)Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to this job to be considered

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interface with all levels of management and user community

  • Self-starter who demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently with little supervision

  • Able to quickly learn a broad array of technologies and apply that knowledge to real-world problems

  • Effective performer under aggressive timelines and high-pressure situations

  • Extensive experience working under deadlines with a major-market News Department

  • In-depth experience ingesting, trimming, migrating, playing out and archiving news material

  • Knowledge of Vantage Transcoder, Omneon/Isilon storage devices, and Latakoo file transfers.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Excellent root-cause analysis and problem-solving skills.


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