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MCR Operator


We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our new MCR Team in Leeds. The team will be responsible for getting live sports content into our transmission platform for our OTT product, as well as ensuring the quality of our outgoing broadcasts. The MCR operations are an exciting and often busy, 24/7 team, that sits at the heart of the business. Following the sporting calendars, the teams work to successfully obtain live signals, distribute these to other teams, encoding, recording, commentary and on-pass to other clients. Transmissions work is advantageous, but the ability to work in busy and live, broadcast environments are equally important to the role. The position will require to work nights, public holidays and weekends on a shift basis. HERE'S YOUR ROLE BROKEN DOWN (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF) Manage switching into the playout channels for live broadcasts Quality control of incoming signals and outgoing broadcasts Complete line-up checks and procedures with production teams Lining up commentators and ensuring commentary levels and mixes are of a high quality Communicating and escalating with other broadcast service teams Assisting with other MCR operations for signal acquisition and communicating with suppliers DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS? Experience working in a live broadcast environment Good understanding of broadcast formats and video signals Ability to work in a busy, high pressure environment Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively IT WOULD BE GREAT IF YOU HAD THESE DESIRABLES TOO Experience working in an MCR environment Experience working in live transmission workflow Previous experience in sports broadcasting Ability to work with broadcast tools such as audio meters, scopes, waveform monitors Familiarity with Satellite transmissions and RF delivery

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Job Title

MCR Operator









Minimum Experience

3+ Credits

Preferred Genre Experience


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