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Transmission Operator

Discovery Inc
London, England W4 5YB
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Discovery Inc

Location: London, United Kingdom,
Req ID: 31145


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Transmission Operator. The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for maintaining the scheduled play out of multiple transmission channels as well as the execution of live events.


  • Execute correct procedure for the live broadcast in cooperation with Live Scheduling, Ingest Operators, Live Technical Operators, and Engineering
  • Instruct Ingest and Live Technical Operators in programming requirements, including emergency procedures
  • Liaise with Ingest Operators, Live Technical Operators, and Engineering, as well as Production during a live broadcast.
  • Fulfil external client requirements, such as live odds commercial play-out.
  • Update What's On system during live broadcast and make required adjustments to maintain schedule
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory body is maintained and report any discrepancies to relevant parties
  • Control and process recordings of live broadcast
  • Report issues for follow-up and provide any external reports required for the event
  • Maintain a high level of reliability on live broadcasts and continuously keep skills honed and up to date with business needs
  • Confident in writing up Discrepancy reports when issues occur on air


  • Previous experience working in a live broadcast environment, preferably with play-out experience.
  • Preferable experience working with Grass Valley ITX and or Aveco for live broadcasts

  • A working knowledge of Ofcom

  • Well-developed communication skills

  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills

  • Good IT skills and What?s On experience or experience of a similar scheduling system
  • Familiarity with ScheduleAll or Mediapulse bookings/roster systems
  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Flexibility and adaptability to different demands of the business
  • Knowledge of Google Suite products Mail, Docs

  • Comfortable working shifts days and nights

  • Excellent decision-making skills

  • Strong team player

  • An interest in sports is beneficial


Posted: 2022-01-06 Expires: 2022-02-07

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