A skilled and conscientious Production Engineer is needed for Radio Free Asia’s Technical Operations Division located in Washington DC. The Production Engineer operates broadcast/audio/video production equipment and systems in Master Control and RFA studios, and handles training in audio/video production techniques, with minimal supervision. The shift currently open is 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm (5 days/week, may include weekends); however, that is subject to change based on operational needs.
- Assisting in the production of in-studio and remote radio and video broadcast programs using professional production techniques and adhering to professional standards.
- Operating all audio/visual and multimedia equipment in Master Control and RFA studios used in the direct broadcast/transmission of RFA programs.
- Producing audio and video products as assigned, including script writing, audio/video recording, and post-production work.
- Recording and transferring audio reports/feeds from RFA bureaus and stringers to RFA language services, and correcting any technical problems.
- Providing training to RFA broadcasters in the use of all studio and in-the-field broadcasting equipment.
- Advising RFA language service personnel on the selection of music, bridges, liners, and other sounds to be incorporated into programming.Contributing to the design and refinement of radio and video program formats, and assisting in the screening, evaluation, selection and editing of material for broadcasting.
- Performing other duties as assigned.
- Proficiency with all aspects of digital audio and multimedia production.
- Demonstrated experience in radio production, preferably including experience on the following equipment and/or systems: the Axia broadcast board, Rivendell radio system, Audacity, and Orban Audicy multi-track recorder.
- Experience in video production or in creating basic Web pages using HTML.
- Academic, educational, training credentials:
- Associate’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college university or technical school with major course work in a broadcast- related field; or
- Two years’ related professional work experience or of an equivalent combination of related education, experience, or
- Any Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) engineering level certification and one year of professional experience
RFA is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity
RFA encourages all qualified individuals to apply. If hired, the candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. as an employee of RFA.
RFA reserves the right to reconsider or withdraw any offer of employment to any candidate whose authorization to work in the U.S. as an employee of RFA, or extension of such authorization, would require RFA to file or support a petition or related documentation.
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