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Transmission Supervisor


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.


Overview and Responsibilities


Job Description

  • Provide technical operation support within the New York Transmission Center for all business units as well as internal and external clients associated with the CBS Television Network
  • Set-up, signal routing, quality control, and problem resolution of remote feeds for live events, interviews, and breaking news
  • Provide direction to satellite uplink and terrestrial transmission vendors to optimize signal quality from production remotes
  • Monitor, control, and switching of Network distribution programming via fiber and satellite for the CBS affiliate base
  • Ensure all inbound and outbound signals meet or exceed CBS Technical Standards; work with Telecom vendors to resolve issues on incoming and outgoing feeds

Primary Responsibilities

  • Self-managing individual with good interpersonal and communication skills, able to work in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Coordinate transmission signal check-ins with remote production staff during live events
  • Position requires ability to quickly diagnose and resolve RF, satellite, and fiber technical issues to maintain air operations
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts, weekends, and occasional overtime
  • Must be willing to join the IBEW union

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience required in a Technical Broadcast Operations role including shown experience in live-to-air television and/or remote field operations, with responsibility for audio/video/data quality and continuity
  • Hands-on experience setting-up and operating transmission facility hardware such as satellite receivers, antennas, and router control panels
  • Basic knowledge of RF modulation, MPEG compression, multiplexing, encryption, and data transport standards, understanding of signal flow and the analog and digital forms of standard and high-definition video, audio, and ancillary data

Additional Qualifications

  • Technical education preferred. Minimum 2-year associates degree or equivalent military experience
  • Proficiency in operating video/audio/RF and data test equipment such as waveform displays, vectorscopes, audio monitors, and spectrum analyzers.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced live TV environment
  • Proficiency with PC-based Microsoft Office products
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written, to detail and ability to report technical matters


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create, to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City