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Junior Transmission Operator

Discovery Inc
London, England W4 5YB
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Discovery Inc

Location: London, United Kingdom,
Req ID: 12668


Discovery, Inc. is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains.

Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages.

Discoverys portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Turbo/Velocity, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe.

We have an exciting opportunity for x2 Junior Transmission Operator positions at our Multi-Channel Playout Centre, based in Chiswick Park, London.
Working in the Transmission department, you will receive training & development to be responsible for monitoring and ensuring quality standards at the London Technology Hub for our portfolio of Entertainment channels and Live Sports channels to the Nordic and UK regions.


  • Monitor and ensure quality standards and playlist continuity for multiple TV-channels, both linear and digital, making sure playlists are running smoothly, in close partnership with our Programming Department
  • Prepare playlists and TX suites and then execute live sporting events across our UK and Nordic portfolio of channels
  • Proactively look for potential issues in playlists and content as amend or escalate as required
  • Maintain first line support of services and equipment, troubleshooting, resolution and escalation, in close partnership with the Engineering Department
  • Provide times and countdowns to external content providers for live events
  • Handle all daily communication between channels and play out control, e.g. playlist deliveries/updates, live transmission preparation, graphic scheduling etc.
  • Compile daily discrepancy reports on the service of the play out centre and the channels
  • Be part of solving problems of all kinds and improving internal workflows
  • Be trained in our broadcast system which is 100% based on the newest technology
  • Ensure professional and safe play out of 25 channels to 5 countries at all times


  • Demonstrable interest in working in the broadcasting industry
  • Willing to listen and learn from more experienced peers
  • Strong team worker
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for a broad range of sports
  • Passion for technology and computing
  • Ability to work under pressure and quickly problem solve
  • To assist the team with duties that the Supervisor/ Lead requires.
  • Will be required to work on a shift rota with shifts covering all hours 24-7-365 including weekends and public holidays, as required


Posted: 2021-09-03 Expires: 2021-10-05

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