SNY Job Opportunities

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SNY is the official television home of the New York Mets and New York Jets. SNY features unparalleled, exclusive access to the New York Mets with more than 130 live telecasts each season, as well as other Emmy Award-winning Mets entertainment programming. As the official TV home of the New York Jets, SNY delivers 300+ hours of exclusive year-round content devoted to Gang Green. SNY is also the official television home of the eight-time national champion UConn Huskies women's basketball program. As New York's leader in local sports TV coverage, SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area's professional and collegiate sports teams through the network's nightly sports and entertainment programs broadcast from SNY's street-level studio in the heart of Manhattan. SNY's programming roster also includes classic sports programming, critically acclaimed original entertainment shows and exclusive interview and magazine programs. Founded by Sterling Entertainment Enterprises, Time Warner Cable and Comcast, SNY is available to viewers throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania, and nationally on DIRECTV, Verizon FiOS, Comcast Cable and AT&T U-Verse.

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Full-time jobs

Title: Studio Operations Manager

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

Position Overview: This position is responsible for the overall direct scheduling and supervision of all non-union technical crews. Candidate should be a strong managerial leader with broadcast experience; a positive, self-starter who can interact with all levels of production and senior management.

JOB DUTIES:

  • In conjunction with Technical Operations Manager, manage staff and freelance broadcast crew personnel. Includes all crew scheduling, training and hiring, performance evaluation and feedback, compensation evaluation and addressing all employee related issues.
  • Ability to interact with all areas of production and senior management to maximize resources and ensure a quality, seamless production in a changing, fast-paced, live studio environment.
  • Support studio operations from live control room by acting as quality control person for check in of incoming remote feeds, including but not limited to routing, video processing, aspect ratio conversion / verification, audio and remote communications.
  • Along with Technical Operations Manager, maintain weekly studio budget and overtime levels. Maintain weekly financial reports as needed.
  • Operational and troubleshooting knowledge of all production systems currently in use to ensure a consistently high level of technical quality across all productions including but not limited to video, audio, automation and lighting systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot audio, video, and intercom systems, operate test equipment and clearly communicate technical problems to engineering is required.
  • Perform other related duties as required and special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • BA/BS degree in related field or equivalent experience required.
  • Must have a minimum of five to seven years professional broadcast / cable technical production management experience, and should include live studio and remote experience.
  • Familiarity with routers, Grass Valley production switchers, Vizrt Graphics, SSL audio, iNews, Avid Interplay, RTS Intercom, Overdrive automation and AutoScript prompter systems a plus.
  • Must be familiar with basic Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communications skills a must.
  • Job requires varied shifts including but not limited to nights, weekends, and some holidays.

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: SVP of Operations and Studio Partnerships

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Title: Traffic Coordinator

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Preparation of the 24-hour daily broadcast log.
  • Enter commercial copy in accordance with instructions provided by clients.
  • Strategically fill the broadcast logs with promos.
  • Interact with and assist other departments, especially Sales, to achieve the desired goals.
  • Coordinate changes and work with Master Control to solve issues.
  • Punctual, regular and consistent attendance.
  • Exhibit professionalism while representing the department.
  • Uphold SNY Traffic standards.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in commercial broadcast or cable television; live sports a plus.
  • Strong PC skills including but not limited to previous traffic management system or related software. Prior Wide Orbit use preferred.
  • Possess a strong passion for television.
  • Effective organizational and office management skills.
  • Excellent personal and communications skills.
  • Exhibit critical thinking in high pressure situations.
  • Ability to meet deadlines daily.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks.
  • Willing to work after hours when necessary.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be able to work in New York, NY.
  • It is the policy of SNY to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Location: New York, NY

Reports To:Traffic Manager

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Title: Digital Account Executive

In its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

We are currently seeking a Digital Account Executive to focus on growing our sponsor portfolio across our owned platforms and social channels.

Candidate will responsible for executing on sales strategy for our existing online advertising products including live in-market streaming, custom content, sponsored content, video, social media channels, sweepstakes, display, as well as identify emerging platforms and new content offerings.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Achieve annual digital revenue goals across all video and social platforms.
  • Create, manage, and sell multi-platform sponsorship campaigns from start to finish including pricing, strategy, implementation and optimization.
  • Proactively drive new business by prospecting and researching new accounts and untapped agencies.
  • Work alongside network's ad sales team and team partners (New York Mets, New York Excelsior) to create best in class sponsorships. Research and develop new digital opportunities and present to the sales teams on an ongoing basis. Mentor staff on industry standards and best practices.
  • Keep sales management apprised of progress toward established revenue goals and sales pipeline on weekly basis. Verify monthly revenue reporting with finance department.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience selling digital media and sponsorships.
  • Strong relationships at relevant digital media agencies.
  • Strong track record of high level negotiation and successful internal and external relationship management.
  • Ability to interact with a broad set of businesses and presenting both over the phone and in person.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, and good follow-through.
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university.

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Director of Digital Sales

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Title: Producer/Editor

Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

Position Overview: Reporting to the Senior Producer/Editor, the Producer/Editor will write, shoot, produce and edit short- and long-form video/audio/visual content for SNY.tv and SNY's social media channels.

This role also includes graphics responsibility, including the creation of animations and motion graphics for short- and long-form video, as well as photoshop work for static graphics.

The Producer/Editor is also expected to work with SNY's social media and editorial teams to maintain consistent voice and assist with audience interaction across all platforms.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce video, images, and GIFs for use across SNY.tv and social media platforms.
  • Ideate, write, shoot, and edit short- and long-form content that can be leveraged across multiple platforms.
  • Optimize linear content to be published on SNY.tv and social media platforms.
  • Build audience engagement through leveraging data and analytics and identifying and monitoring trends.
  • Assist in podcast production.
  • Design and create graphics for SNY.tv and social platforms with little turnaround time.
  • Brainstorm with others for topical content that fits within the brand.
  • Pitch concepts for original digital features and video series.
  • Help with the creation of assets for various branded content series and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Create cool, original, and eye-catching content that eschews tradition and raises the profile of the SNY brand.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Creative self-starter with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Deep understanding of digital video trends and a genuine interest in digital and social media-specific content.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across departments and on teams effectively.
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience producing digital, social, and multiplatform content.
  • Passionate sports fan with broad knowledge of the sports industry and New York market.
  • Strong editorial judgment.
  • Understand memes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work non-traditional shifts, including nights and weekends.
  • Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice.
  • Previous experience in a breaking news environment is a plus.
  • Must be proficient in using the following editing systems and cameras: AVID, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, Snapstream, Wowza, DSLR, Sony FS7 iPhone 8+, Go Pros.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be able to work in New York, NY.
  • Must be able to work early hours Monday through Thursday.
  • It is the policy of SNY to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Producer/Editor

To apply, click here.


Part-time jobs


Title: Part-time Jib Operator

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

Position Overview: This is a Part-time Staff role that will be 3 days a week, 24 hours per week.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming under supervision of Director and Operations management.
  • Ability to proficiently operate Cammate Jib, and hand-held cameras equally as dictated by productions demands.
  • Assist in maintaining all of the cameras in good working order.
  • In coordination with the Director, create and offer visually interesting and varied subject shots.
  • Willingness and ability to train others as needed for back-up purposes.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience is required.
  • Two (2) years of experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred, with related camera operator experience is required.
  • Knowledge of Cammate, Jib along with Ikegami HD cameras is required.
  • Knowledge of Steadicam is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to identify and trouble shoot mechanical issues with equipment and set up.
  • Must be able to lift 25+ lbs. depending on set / strike studio gear.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
  • Ability to travel as required.

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Familiarity with NY sports a plus.
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system a plus.
  • With proper training, serve as fill-in for all other Tech 1 positions as needed (i.e. Robotic Camera, Teleprompter, Video Playback, Video Shading).
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required.
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment. Must be willing to train new Jib operators as required.
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager & Studio Operations Manager

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Title: Audio / A1 Operator

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming under supervision of Director and Operations management.
  • Familiarity with 5.1 surround sound, up mixing, down mixing and operation of associated support equipment.
  • Work creatively and collaboratively with Production and Operations management to establish sound production practices for the delivery of content within sports, news, and topical programming.
  • Become fully knowledgeable in all aspects of operation and basic maintenance of the production audio systems including but not limited to: audio console, RTS intercom system programming, audio server routing, RF microphones and IFBs as well as other audio or communication related support systems.
  • Perform daily set-up operations and continuously monitor audio levels from all sources across multiple studios to ensure consistent quality in accordance with established industry standards and guidelines.
  • Pro-actively and as directed, maintain the integrity of all associated audio and support equipment, notifying Operations management should anything require repair or replacement.
  • This is a part-time role that will be 3 days a week, 24 hours per week.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
  • Two (2) years of related A1 experience in live, multi-camera studio production
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience with SSL audio boards, RTS intercom systems & ENCO audio servers a plus
    Configuration knowledge of the RTS Adam Edit communication system preferred
  • Knowledge of all commonly used RF and wired microphones, IFB and PL systems
  • Familiarity with NY sports
  • Qualified applicants must demonstrate and maintain an understanding of established industry standards, equipment and quality control
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom computer system a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager and Studio Operations Manager


Freelance Positions


Title: Freelance Video Editor

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

Job Scope: This position will require the candidate to edit content for use in various / multiple sports programs, both long form and short form content such as weekly studio-based programs, live news and remote programs such as teases, highlights, packages, Voice Overs and Sound On Tape. These elements generally are time sensitive and require an eye for detail and a quick hand. At times you will be expected to work on your own with little supervision. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Edit for all daily shows
  • Edit show features and long-form programming
  • Edit Pre and Postgame Live shows, do analysis breakdowns, as well as live other programming
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Create graphics when needed in Avid 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Minimum of 1 year of Avid editing experience required
  • Ability to edit both long and short form packages
  • Knowledge of Interplay is required

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have well rounded knowledge of Avid and its applications
  • Working knowledge of Marquee title tool is a plus
  • Willingness to work non-traditional business days/hours
  • Ability to use multiple formats and resolutions
  • Ability to edit under pressure of multiple deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities

Location: New York, NY

Please send cover letter and resume to snyjobs@sny.tv

Title: Video Operator

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming, under supervision of Director & Operations Management 
  • Overall camera look and shading for all cameras, both robotic and manned, across multiple studios, rooftop and POV cameras
  • Primary studio lighting responsibility and board programming for all studio sets
  • Operation of robotic cameras as needed
  • Color correction of all set monitors
  • Occasional remote color correction
  • Perform other duties as assigned

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required 
  • Two (2) years of related tape experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred 
  • Familiarity with ETC network based lighting control systems 
  • Experience with LED lighting technology including multi-universe DMX addressing for fixed focus and moving lights
  • Familiarity with Ross robotic and Ikegami cameras
  • Familiarity with Telemetrics robotic controls
  • Proficient with video waveform, vector scopes and camera charts
  • Capability to create, maintain and adjust lens files as needed
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com 
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Familiarity with NY sports a plus
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system preferred
  • Willing to train peers and new hires as needed
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager & Manager of Operations

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Title: Freelance Studio Graphics Operator

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for graphics operation for SNY Studio Programming, which necessitates following the show rundown in iNews while operating multiple channels in VIZRT Trio or Director
  • Work with technical and production crew to satisfy graphics needs for live, taped, and automated programming, under the supervision of Operations management
  • Work closely with graphic designers to optimize graphics operation including: testing and implementing new shows and templates
  • Perform other duties as assigned on an as-needed basis to be determined by the Sr. Graphics and Operations Managers

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three (3) years of experience in graphics or related TV production
  • Degree in Communications or equivalent experience in graphics
  • Thorough experience using VIZRT Trio and Director
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment 
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude a must
  • General knowledge of sports world
  • Team player with ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com  
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required
  • It is the policy of SNY to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • It is the policy of SNY to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
  • Proficiency in iNews or similar newsroom software system preferred 

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager & Manager of Operations

To apply, click here.


Title: Freelance Lead Audio/A1

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming under supervision of Director and Operations management.
  • Familiarity with 5.1 surround sound, up mixing, down mixing and operation of associated support equipment.
  • Work creatively and collaboratively with Production and Operations management to establish sound production practices for the delivery of content within sports, news, and topical programming.
  • Become fully knowledgeable in all aspects of operation and basic maintenance of the production audio systems including but not limited to: SSL audio console, RTS AZ Edit intercom system and programming, audio server, routing, RF microphones and IFBs as well as other audio or communication related support systems.
  • Perform daily set-up operations and continuously monitor audio levels from all sources across multiple studios to ensure consistent quality in accordance with established industry standards and guidelines.
  • Pro-actively, and as directed, maintain the integrity of all associated audio and support equipment, notifying Operations management should anything require repair or replacement.
  • Execute clean monitor mix for local talent and production while maintaining superb quality of the main mix output for final air distribution.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
  • One to two years of related A1 experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred
  • Previous experience with SSL audio boards, RTS intercom systems, MADI router, Sony Wireless Studio & ENCO audio servers a plus
  • Configuration knowledge and management of the RTS AZ Edit software
  • Knowledge of all commonly used RF and wired microphones, IFB and PL systems
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com 
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required
  • It is the policy of SNY to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Qualified applicants must demonstrate and maintain an understanding of established industry standards, equipment and quality control
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom computer system a plus
  • Familiarity with NY sports a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays. Shift start time is 4 a.m.

Location: New York, NY 

Reports to: Senior Technical Manager and Studio Operations Manager

To apply, click here.


Title: Technical Director

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Crew leader who works with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming, under supervision of Director & Operations management 
  • Build and organize switcher effects, snapshots, transitions and specialty wipes 
  • Help provide solutions for studio, and control room production needs 
  • Test and prepare television technical operations systems and equipment for use including automation coding
  • Work closely with Operations Management and Engineering to ensure all equipment is meeting expectations

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required required 
  • Five (5) years of related TD experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred 
  • Proficient in operation and building of effects on Ross Overdrive and Grass Valley Kayenne with internal DPM 
  • General understanding of all aspects and duties of a Level 1 technician, including: Stage Managing, Robotic Camera, Teleprompter, LED Lighting, Audio, Video Playback
  • Proficient in live studio and remote program operations 
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com 
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation 
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States 
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program 
  • Must be 18 years or older 
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY 
  • Ability to travel as required 

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Ability to travel as required 
  • Live directing experience, both standard and automated, a plus
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager & Manager of Operations

To apply, click here.


Title: Audio Assist (A2 / Stage Manager)

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming, under supervision of Director & Operations Management
  • Perform facility check with A1 from all mic and IFB positions in studio before daily production schedule begins
  • Set up (pre-set, dress) and remove all mics and IFBs from guests prior to and after their appearance on SNY
  • Pro-actively and as directed, maintain the integrity studio appearance and all associated audio equipment including mics, IFBs, batteries, cables etc., notifying Operations management should either be in need of repair, replacement or maintenance
  • Stage sets as needed for all programming
  • Maintain and inventory studio props
  • Assist on-screen hosts and guests as needed to facilitate production (as needed)
  • Willingness and ability to train others as needed

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required 
  • One (1) year of experience in TV studio production preferred
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com 
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • A1 Operator experience a plus 
  • Aptitude and desire to be trained at the next technical level (TD, Audio)
  • With proper training, serve as fill-in for all other Tech 1 positions as needed (i.e. Robotic Camera, Teleprompter, Video, Playback)
  • Familiarity with NY sports a plus
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager & Manager of Operations

To apply, click here.


Title: Freelance Social Media Editor

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

Position Overview: The Freelance Social Media Editor will help manage SNY's social media presence to maintain consistent voice and own audience interaction across social media platforms. This is a part-time role that will be approximately 15 hours/week. The Freelance Social Media Editor will preferably work on-site as SNY's offices, but remote candidates will be considered.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • At the direction of the Editor-In-Chief and Senior Social Media Editor, will own and maintain SNY's brand and tone of voice across platforms to ensure consistency
  • Produce and edit video, images and GIFs for use across SNY.tv and social media platforms
  • Pitch, write, create and curate content for social media platforms. Ensure that the posts reflect the tone and voice of SNY's content strategy
  • Optimize linear content to be published on SNY.tv and social platforms
  • Build audience engagement with an understanding of data and analytics, identifying and monitoring trends
  • Execute and measure marketing initiatives, including targeting and boosting, in coordination with the Multi-Platform Marketing Manager
  • Brainstorm, draft and implement strategies to guide our social media efforts
  • Cover events live across social platforms
  • Identify, pitch and write trending stories
  • Plan social-first editorial strategies, as well as custom content for visual platforms like Facebook videos and Instagram
  • Edit and cut videos for our various social media platforms
  • Run breaking news events across social media, including live tweeting and Facebook Live
  • Innovate new content strategies to broaden the brand's reach
  • Train reporters and editors across the newsroom in social media best practices
  • Stay up to date on the latest social media announcements and emerging technologies
     

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple stories and projects at once in an organized manner
  • Proven track record building an audience and deepening engagement with targeted demos as part of a team
  • Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice
  • Minimum one year experience in social media or audience engagement
  • Strong writing and editing skills required
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Previous experience in a breaking news environment is a plus
  • Proficient in the use of the following camera and editing systems: DSLR, iPhone 8+,TVU, AVID, Photoshop, Premiere, Snapstream
  • Must be willing to work non-traditional shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Social Media Editor

To apply, click here.


Title: Freelance Make-Up Artist

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To apply makeup and set looks for on air studio talent based on the formulas set by the Key Make-up Artist/Department Head.
  • To work in tandem with the talent, production crew, producers, directors & tech managers. Maintain a clean and orderly work space and environment. Upkeep of supplies for both the green room and wardrobe room.
  • Be available for per diem shifts
  • Create and maintain a professional environment
  • Follows policies, applicable laws, and regulations that protects his/her own health and safety as well as that of other workers

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficient in Airbrushing for HD, experience with Temptu is preferred 
  • Minimum of three years of production experience is required
  • Experience in Media/Sports is preferred
  • Ability to work on weekends, holidays, day and late night shifts, and be able to work on short notice
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Must be adaptive and be able to take direction and follow protocols, policies and procedures

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com  
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required
  • It is the policy of SNY to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager and Studio Operations Manager; Task Supervisor is Key Make-up Artist/Department Head

To apply, click here.


Title: Freelance Digital Data Analyst

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

Position Overview: SNY is looking for a part-time data analyst to work closely with the digital team to provide reporting for SNY's text, social and video content.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The position will be scheduled Monday-Thursday from 7am-noon
  • Compile data from Omniture, TrackMaven, and social platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) for daily, weekly and monthly reporting
  • Help manage the data logging and tagging of pre-built excel sheets to assist the digital team's sales and marketing efforts
  • Update SNY's text, social and video baselines on a bi-weekly basis
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree from a 4-year institution (preferably in data analytics or data science), or equivalent work experience.
  • Proficient in advanced spreadsheet functions and analytics tools, preferably Omniture (Adobe) and Google Analytics.
  • Strong understanding of standard reporting practices, A/B testing, analytics terminology and industry standards.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires ad-hoc reporting. 
     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with NY sports a plus.
  • Experience with analytics reporting for a sports or media company a plus. 
  • Experience with sales and marketing analytics a plus. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Collaborative team player who works well with others.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be able to work in New York, NY.
  • Must be able to work early hours Monday through Thursday. 
  • It is the policy of SNY to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Manager of Business Intelligence

To apply, click here.


Internships


SNY offers internship placements in the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. Departments may vary each semester, but they typically include most or all of the following: Newsroom, Operations, Affiliate/Marketing/Programming, Accounting, Digital, IT, and Sales.

Interns, who must have completed their sophomore year in college, will be paid and may receive college credit if needed. The minimum GPA requirement for our internship program is a 3.0. 

Interns will receive hands-on experience assisting in a wide range of the station's operations. Interns generally work approximately 20 hours per week, and may include nights and weekends. 

To be considered for an internship at SNY, please email your cover letter and resume to interns@sny.tv. The subject line should include your name and the department you are applying for. 

APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER 2020 ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED, THROUGH MARCH 31. There will be Summer placement opportunities in each of the departments listed below.

Newsroom

The Newsroom at SportsNet New York is responsible for the day-to-day planning and production of SNY's on-air schedule. Additionally, the department produces "The Thread", "Baseball Night in New York," "Loud Mouths," "Geico SportsNite," and Mets, Jets, and UConn programming.

Interns will assist with the following:

  • Screening/logging of games, press conferences, interviews and taped programs to prepare for editing
  • Researching for graphic boards, creating on-air graphics, and assisting the ticker operators
  • Assisting Associate Producers in the edit rooms
  • Working on the production of "The Thread", "Baseball Night in New York," "Loud Mouths," "Geico SportsNite" and Mets programming
  • Preparing, copying and distributing programming information and scripts
  • Doing detail work to procure footage from external sources
  • Working the Assignment Desk and answering the newsroom hotline
  • Any other tasks needed to support the network's day-to-day operations

Candidates should be concentrating in communications, with an education and/or training in broadcasting. They should also have a strong interest in televised sports and production. Proficiency in computers and typing is a must. They should also be familiar with the programs currently presented on SportsNet New York.

Operations

SNY Operations Interns will have an opportunity to work in one or more of our locations; the office, our studio and remote events. While some interns are assigned to a main focus, all interns are rotated through each area at least once to see all aspects of the dept. This also allows them to focus on specific areas of interest that they have developed or develop while doing their internships. All SNY Operations Interns are requested to fill out a schedule and education plan which ensures that they are exposed to as many aspects as possible of the network. Interns will assist in a wide range of the station's operations and the responsibilities will include:

Operations office/studio:

  • Distributing and updating production documents, schedules, misc. paperwork
  • Running errands to pick up supplies and materials for remotes
  • Observing in the studio control room and in the studio setting to how the network produces live on air programming in conjunction with live news remotes
  • Observing and meeting with other depts. by appt. (newsroom, programming, accounting, marketing, sales, traffic, etc.)
  • Research locations, teams, towns for operations tactical planning
  • Interface with all areas and levels of internal and external contacts, sr. management, talent and others in a professional manner
  • Library Data Entry for our SNY Library System including taping, screening, organizing games/inventory of tapes for Mets Games
  • Assist in planning and organization of annual crew BBQ

Operations remote (Mets, Brooklyn Cyclones, UConn basketball):

  • Light general office work, answering phones, faxing, running errands for the production staff, etc.
  • Providing truck with Media/PR updates and team notes, line ups etc.
  • Assisting roving reporter when necessary to help ease movement around stadium
  • Observing in the truck and out in the field with roving reporter to see how the network produces live sports game coverage
  • Fall interns get a chance to visit the Jets production team one week to observe how a game week is covered in from post Sunday game coverage thru to the Thursday night Jets programming

Affiliate, Marketing and Programming

Interns in the department will assist the Marketing/Programming Staff in various consumer marketing, affiliate marketing, public relations, on-air promotion, program planning, ratings research and website related tasks. Interns will be assigned on-going, daily responsibilities as well as stand-alone projects and will assist with various office and administrative duties. Interns will attend weekly department meetings and various project meetings throughout the semester. Requirements and skills are as follows:

Affiliate:

  • Assists with creating unique programming schedules as requested by affiliates
  • Keeps up-to-date distributors channel information for internal documents as well as making sure affiliates websites promote SNY correctly
  • Sends affiliates premiums and tickets as needed
  • Create spreadsheets as needed to show year over year comparisons for affiliates (ticket use, incentive programs, marketing participation)
  • Helps manage the premium closet and keep track of inventory

Marketing:

  • Assists the Marketing Staff with various consumer marketing tasks
  • Reviews games to ensure drop-ins and promotions are executed
  • Assists the on-air promotion department by cataloging videos
  • Sends materials for trade partnerships including premiums and signage
  • Creates and keeps up-to-date the calendar for all SNY trade partnerships including event dates and media schedules on SNY
  • Assists marketing team by researching images for network creative around Mets and Jets partnership deliverables

Programming:

  • Assists in creating weekly contingency programming for live sports programming
  • Screens various programming for quality control
  • Assists in the creation of monthly schedule grids for VOD, Mets Fast Forward, Closed Captioning
  • Helps work with Master Control on coordinating feed schedules
  • Provides support in creation of schedules and rating analysis projects
  • Inputs monthly schedules into Nielsen scheduling system

Accounting

Interns will have the opportunity to work with the Accounting Department and understand the purchasing and procurement cycle, as well as the employee expense reimbursement process and policies. They will work with Payroll in understanding the payroll cycle and will have the opportunity to assist with the Accounts Receivable process. The Accounting Intern will work closely with the Staff Accountant to complete ad hoc projects on a daily and weekly basis, including vendor payment reconciliations, expense account analysis, and other tasks based on departmental needs. Requirements and skills are as follows:

  • Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbal
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Assist the Accounting Department with day-to-day workload
  • Assist the Payroll Department with weekly processing
  • Assist in day-to-day administrative duties
  • Able to commit at least three days per week (5 hours/day)

Digital

Interns in the department will assist the SNY.tv Digital Media Staff in various production and marketing related initiatives including research, audio/video production, news gathering, editing content for the web site, generating traffic reports for analysis and assisting in the management of sales inventory, creating sales decks and campaign recaps. Interns will be assigned on-going, daily responsibilities as well as stand-alone projects. Requirements and skills are as follows:

  • Strong interest in the web, mobile, social media, sports and television
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and creative skills
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; meet deadlines and work as part of a team while also being able to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Possess great organizational skills and has excellent track record for following through on projects
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Able to commit at least three days per week (3-5 hours/day)

Information Technology

Interns will have the opportunity to work with the IT Department and gain experience with the day-to-day management of IT infrastructure. Interns will learn some of the preparations of building a corporate network from the ground up, learn corporate IT security policies and procedures, and learn skills to provide excellent customer service through the use of technology.

REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS:  

  • Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbal 
  • Ability to follow instructions 
  • Experience supporting Windows 2000 and XP, MS Office, Printers and Network connectivity
  • Assist the IT Department with day-to-day workload
  • Assist all SNY departments with technical issues with PC's and Network Printers
  • Assist in day-to-day administrative duties 
  • Research new technology that could benefit SNY
  • Able to commit at least three days per week (5 hours/day)

Sales

SNY's Advertising and Sponsorship Sales department is seeking a highly motivated, sports business intern to join the team!

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting Promotions Manager in developing, scheduling, and executing all promotions on-air and on-site
  • Assisting Promotions Manager in capturing clips and screen grabs of all on-air enhancements
  • Working with sales team managing current clients
  • Working with sales team to prospect new clients
  • Working with sales team to manage and execute special events at the SNY studio, around New York City, and/or at Citi Field
  • Assisting sales team in other daily administrative tasks including filing, labeling, mailing, etc.
  • Client interaction at Mets games and other events in New York City and/or at Citi Field

Interns can expect to gain experience in sales, sponsorship, marketing, advertising, promotions, media and the general sports industry.