Sirius XM Radio Inc. Board Operator, Sports Play-by-Play - Part-Time in New York, New York

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Board Operator, Sports Play-by-Play - Part-Time


New York



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Job Description

Location: New York, NY

Position Summary:

Responsible for all aspects of sports play-by-play game broadcasts including quality control, auditioning audio elements prior to broadcast, playing commercials and promos during breaks, following game format, logging highlights, recording the broadcast on CD as well as communicating with Sports Newsroom, Supervisors and Engineers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Checks audio equipment for proper functioning prior to going on air, reporting technical problems and equipment malfunctions to engineers.

  • Confirms audio feed provided is correct game broadcast scheduled.

  • Auditions all audio elements prior to broadcast.

  • Knowledge of players and storylines involved in game being broadcast.

  • Logs highlights during game broadcast for editing in sports newsroom.

  • Communicates breaking sports news to Sports Newsroom.

  • Runs audio workstation for various live sports game broadcasts.

  • Ensures that on-air product is up to broadcast standards; communicates issues to Sports Supervisor and Engineers.

  • Plays all scheduled commercials and promos and understands when to play them on air.

  • Follows game format of program content and breaks.

  • Maintains a clean work environment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • At least 2 years of experience producing and running an audio board.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and multi-task.

  • Strong knowledge of Sports.

  • Ability to work as part of a team.

  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Previous use of Prophet preferred.

  • Knowledge of basic computer skills.

  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Company EEO Statement

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.