BronxNet Hybrid Master Control Intern - Undergraduate (Spring 2022)

Company Overview

BronxNet is the public service multimedia network of the people of the Bronx. BronxNet TV broadcasts news, health awareness updates, voter literacy programs including debates and forums, educational content, and more across a range of programs without interruption. BronxNet programs broadcast on channels 67-70, 951 and 952 on the Optimum cable system and 2133-2138 on Verizon FiOS and are live streamed via BronxNet.tv.

Opportunity Overview

BronxNet is looking to hire 2 Virtual Spring 2022 Master Control Intern for our Programming Department.

Master Control operators at BronxNet monitor and assure play-out for the network’s six cable TV channels and live streams along with select social media simulcasts. MCOs are gatekeepers and “last line of defense” for the organization’s broadcast standards.

As a Master Control Intern, you will:

Shadow our Master Control operators and assist in monitoring programming in real-time.

Perform consistent quality checks of transmission and return of on-air and streaming product.

Verify all material airing by maintaining program logs.

Observe and assist with production of live broadcasts.

Prepare and check programming material for on-air playback via automation system, when necessary.

Attend bi-weekly virtual programming meetings.

Gain exposure to the exciting world of network television in a collaborative, supportive environment.

Meet at the BronxNet studios on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Thank you in advance and thank you for your patience!

Qualifications:

Passion for the TV industry.

Strong communication and organizational skills.

Excellent attention to detail.

Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Positive and enthusiastic attitude with a willingness to succeed.

College junior or senior majoring in TV, Media or a related major.

Additional Information:

This role is an unpaid internship for college credit. The internship will commence January 24, 2022 and run through Friday, May 13, 2022 and the intern will be expected to work 10 hours per week. The exact schedule and hours will be determined with the finalist. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this internship will operate in a fully remote capacity. In order to be eligible, you must be authorized to work in the United States and must be working in a location within the U.S. Eastern Time Zone. To apply, please submit your resume to Intern Coordinator Shanell Reyes at shanell@bronxnet.org.

We have read the NYS Department of Labor guidelines for unpaid/for-credit internships. Accepted applicants must sign off on a BronxNet document stating that they have also read and understand the NYS Department of Labor guidelines for unpaid/for-credit internships.


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