Job title: Freelance MCR Engineer
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Broadcast Media, Entertainment & Media Production
Functional Expertise: Operations & Production
Skills: MCR linear file-based video signal
Pay interval: Hourly
Pay rate from: GBP £43.81
Pay rate to: GBP £43.81
Location: London, UK
Job published: 06/02/2024
Job ID: 38829

Job Description

Our client, a fast-paced news broadcast organisation is looking for multiple freelance MCR Engineers to bolster their resource pool. Within this role, you will provide freelance broadcast engineering services to their TV & operations teams in London, predominantly working within their busy 24/7 operations environment. Within the MCR department you will be responsible for the coordination and supervision of incoming news feeds and the video transmission of news coverage. You will configure, route and coordinate video/audio signals from linear and file based sources , ensuring successful delivery of editorial content. You will perform proactive health-checks of systems and first-level diagnosis to maximise service quality and efficiency. 

To be considered, candidates should demonstrate video standards and signals, conversion techniques for linear and file based video as well as transmission methods and IT infrastructure / connectivity. Experience of the convergence between traditional broadcast and IT technologies are highly desirable. 

If you are a freelance MCR Engineer with availability to take on additional shifts and you are able to work both day and night shifts and accept bookings up to 3-months in advance with a new client, then please get in touch.