ESPN, Inc. ACC Network - Preditor (Producer/Editor) in Bristol, Connecticut

ESPN Production Operations is a unit within the Production division of ESPN Content. Our staff comprises Network Control, Edit, Studio, Production Control Rooms, Media Operations, Operations Specialists, Facility Resources and Business Operations. Production Operations staffs the operational positions (camera, editing, master control, technical directing, etc.) that support domestic and international studio and event programming and network operations.

The Preditor is an experienced, knowledgeable, and well-versed non-linear editor with a honed craft of video editing, content creation, writing, and producing in a fast-paced sports broadcast atmosphere. The Preditor is expected to be a strong collaborator that will work with various production teams while operating at a proficient level. The ability to work independently and collaborate between departments on key show elements is required.

ACCN (ACC Network) is ESPN’s newest multi-platform network launching August 2019. Showcasing 27 varsity sports from the Atlantic Coast Conference, ACCN will super-serve ACC fans like never before by shining a spotlight on the conference that’s earned 471 national titles, its rivalries and traditions. In addition to football and basketball, ACCN will feature live games and extensive coverage of lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, softball, baseball and more along with ACC Championships. Original content and studio shows will provide fans inside access, analysis and storytelling all year long. ACC student-athletes, the universities, fans and ACCN employees alike are integral to building this network through innovation and excellence.

The Atlantic Coast Conference was established in 1953 and consists of 15 member institutions: Boston College, Clemson, Duke, Georgia Tech, Florida State, NC State, Syracuse, Louisville, Miami, North Carolina, Notre Dame (excluding football), Pittsburgh, Virginia, Virginia Tech, and Wake Forest. ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities.

Responsibilities :

  • Proficient operating skills and ability to perform well under pressure, high demand, strict timelines and/or live conditions with little supervision.

  • Operates a wide range of assignments within the particular discipline that is indicated by the job title

  • Conducts quality control measuring and corrective action steps to ensure and/or enhance product

  • Demonstrates solid knowledge of workflow, equipment and facility layout in assigned areas for troubleshooting

  • Solid understanding of workflow of other business units, including their impact and/or specific integration with Production Operations.

  • Organization, efficiency, and planning skills are required.

  • Participation in training programs, (physical classroom, virtual, etc.) for personal career development, new equipment, and/or workflow changes within the operation.

  • Keep abreast of technology and workflows to create accurate and efficient results in specific assignments or future plans

  • Share information and offer solutions to standard workflow and system problems.

  • Initiate productive interactions with coworkers and clients. Together, complete the expected assignments based upon timelines and pre-determined guidelines.

  • Provides quality service to all customers, as defined and assigned by management.

  • Understand complex information and disseminate it to proper personnel. Effectively communicate problem solving efforts, results and solutions

  • As necessary, participate in team-based projects and contribute recommendations towards departmental objectives.

  • Demonstrates a proficient level of production skillsets including writing, conceptualizing, storytelling, and development of unique projects to drive results.

  • Has an in-depth working knowledge of ESPN programming, with the ability to create and produce content for various ESPN productions as necessary.

Basic Qualifications :

  • A minimum of three years of editing or related experience, college internship or related work in a large market or network level television

  • Ability to edit on a Non-linear system.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced newsroom that requires quick turnaround edits.

  • Candidates must have good computer background (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc...) and solid communication skills.

  • Demonstrates sound communication with timely follow up and problem solving

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Flexibility to alter shifts/days off to accommodate projects and departmental objectives.

  • Understanding of Production workflows, proven writing and producing skills, and demonstrated ability to deliver on established themes or styles as required.

  • Ability to participate in generating new story ideas and execute the work under tight deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Quantel

  • Final Cut Pro

  • Adobe

  • Premiere

  • After Effects

  • ENPS

  • Knowledge of ENG lighting, audio and camera setup to include but not limited to: Setting up shoots, audio recording and effective camera usage

  • Bilingual in both English and Spanish (Written and Spoken)

Required Education :

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Studio Production, Journalism, or related field

  • Vocational School or related experience

Job ID: 612569BR

Location: Bristol,Connecticut

Job Posting Company: Media Networks