Broadcast Utility Tech

  New York City, NY
  Posted/Updated: 09/29/23

Job Summary

SNY is an Emmy Award winning, multiplatform regional sports network serving millions of homes throughout the New York Metropolitan area and across the country through unparalleled and exclusive coverage of the New York Mets, New York Jets, UConn women’s basketball and all things New York sports.


Job Description


  • The Broadcast Utility Technician is a full-time, project-based position. The working hours for this position are scheduled from 4am to 12pm, or as needed. 
  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for a live three-hour national morning show
  • Set up and check (pre-set, dress) and remove all mics and IFBs from guests prior to and after their appearance on air
  • Pro-actively and as directed, maintain the integrity of the studio appearance and all associated audio equipment including mics, IFBs, batteries, cables etc.
  • Stage sets as needed for all programming
  • Maintain and inventory studio props
  • Operate studio jib camera in either a break or primary capacity when needed
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge, command, and operation (for breaks or primary operation as needed) of various production systems (robotics, audio and production switchers – both automated and manual)



Basic Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum one (1+) year of experience in TV studio production 
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear
  • Willingness to work flexible, non-traditional hours including nights, weekends and holidays
Desired Characteristics:



  • A1 Operator experience a plus
  • Aptitude and desire to continue training at the next technical level (TD, Audio)
  • Serve as fill-in for all other Tech 1 positions as needed (i.e. Robotic Camera, Ped Camera, etc)
  • Familiarity with NFL football a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
Additional Requirements:


Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through

Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Must be 18 years or older

Must be willing to work in New York, NY

Ability to travel as required

Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

Additional Information

In accordance with applicable NYC law, the estimated base salary range for this role is $60,000 - $75,000 commensurate with experience. SNY offers a competitive benefits package that includes healthcare benefits, 401 (k) Retirement plan, Paid Time Off, Commuter benefits, and other additional company benefits and perks.

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to 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 emailing [email protected].

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