Transmission Controllers

  • Job Reference: AT0919TX
  • Date Posted: 1 November 2019
  • Recruiter: EMS technical personnel limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technology, Broadcasting
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

London – Contract - Starting November 18th, 2019

Job Reference: AT0919TX

Date posted: October 30, 2019

Recruiter: EMS Technical Personnel

Location: London

Job Type: Contract (6 months)

Working Days: shifts



Our West London based global broadcaster clients Transmission, MCR and Ingest area are looking for the support of Freelancers with solid Transmission Experience to work on both live and pre-recorded broadcasts for the Nordic region.


The Transmission Controller will be responsible for maintaining the scheduled play out of multiple transmission channels in the Transmission facility.


Duties will include managing schedules, identifying missing material, monitoring feeds and resolving any transmission issues.


You will manage a multi-transmission pod capable of expanding up to 12 channels, monitoring outgoing and return feeds and maintains the on-air presence of the channels at all times.


You will be responsible for manual transmission control during live broadcasts including sports, entertainment and global simulcasts.


TX Operators work 12.5 hour shifts, averaging 40 hours per week over a 4 week rotation, including nights and weekends.


  • You will have experience in a similar role, either within a multi-channel, fully automated transmission environment.


  • You will ideally have some exposure to live transmission events and thrive working within a live broadcast environment.


  • You will have a good operational knowledge of transmission technologies and be comfortable working in an informal environment where teamwork, accessibility and pragmatism are emphasized.


If you want to help make amazing and inspiring television programming, develop your skillset within a thrilling live broadcast environment and be part of a great team do get in touch.


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Adrian Thomas


020 8948 9400



November 15, 2019

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