ideastream, a Cleveland-based multiple media organization and home to Ohio’s largest PBS, NPR, and classical radio stations, seeks an energetic and responsible individual to join The Ohio Channel team in Columbus to serve as a part-time Traffic Assistant to support live evening broadcasts.
Reporting to the Program Manager, the Traffic Assistant will have an active role in operating on-air graphics and running production switches. This position will update program entries and stream changes, complete caption embedding, encode MP3s, assist with engineering and production duties, and compile media reports. The Traffic Assistant will be scheduled to work approximately 25 hours per week. Due to the pandemic, this is currently a work-from-home position.
Qualified candidates will have a combination of experience working in a television operations setting or a traffic department, strong verbal and written communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills and will be able to juggle a variety of concurrent tasks under tight time constraints. An Associate’s degree or its equivalent is required, though an equivalent of years of experience in related fields and education will be considered. A Bachelor’s degree is a plus.
ideastream is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, and persons who are physically challenged or with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Inclusion is one of our core values, wherein we respect the broad diversity of our communities and reflect it in our programs, services, board, and staff.
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