Graphics Playback Operator

NBC Sports Group Stamford, CT

About the Job


Role Purpose:
NBC Universal's Studio Operations is looking for a Graphics Playback Operator to support the NBC Sports Group. This is a great opportunity to work with the best in the business in a live/tape Sports environment.


  • Operation of multiple list driven Graphics devices for play-out to air, while maintaining high technical standards.
  • Cover an on-air lower-third control room Chyron Operator position and/or a Graphics Playback Operator position handling various graphics integration, including full screens, animations, OTS cutouts, talent box locators and routing
  • Format graphic templates, organize data and prepare effects for live telecasts
  • Coordinate graphics details with Directors, Technical Directors, Producers, Artists and Operations Managers
  • Check content for accurate spelling and grammar


Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years of experience operating graphics playback devices for live television (This is not an Artist position)
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a live news and/or sports production control room environment
  • Bachelors or Associates degree in related communications/Media field and/or equivalent experience

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must be available for all shifts (weekends and holidays); requires flexibility with last minute schedule shifts and a requirement to work overtime, as needed
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • 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.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong client service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle pressure in an on-air environment