Playback Operator

Time Inc., New York, NY

One of the largest branded media companies in the world

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading multi-platform consumer media company that engages over 170 million consumers globally every month. The company's influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE, SOUTHERN LIVING and TRAVEL + LEISURE, as well as approximately 60 diverse international brands. Time Inc. offers marketers a differentiated proposition in the marketplace by combining its powerful brands, trusted content, audience scale, direct relationships with consumers and unique first-party data. The company is home to growing media and platforms, including digital video, OTT, television, licensing, paid products and services and celebrated live events, such as the TIME 100, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women, PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s Sportsperson of the Year, the ESSENCE Festival and the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.



The Job: 

Time Inc. Video seeks an experienced Control Room Playout & Ingest Technician to join the team creating daily live and VOD content for all Time Inc. properties. This person will work directly with the Time Inc. Studios Technical Director in the support of several live & live-to-tape shows daily in our lower Manhattan studio facility. 


You Will: 

  • Traffic video clips according to show rundowns for several live and live-to-tape multi-camera shows per day.
  • Operate ingest machines in the capture of video content.
  • Work under the direction of Directors & Technical Director to best facilitate the execution of each shows vision and needs.
  • Accurately label and transfer media between control rooms and post production.
  • Perform daily maintenance on ingest & playout servers.
  • Stay up to date on industry hardware & software.


You Have: 

  • Experience: 1-3 years working in a live studio or control room environment.
  • Communication Skills: You are an excellent and clear communicator, even in hectic situations.  
  • Preparedness: You’ve used video scheduling and playout software, and organization is of the utmost importance to you.
  • Enthusiasm: You have a desire to grow and learn new video technology.

About Time Inc.

Time Inc. is the trusted voice of the human story. Through our 100 news and culture brands, consumers & marketers can leverage the power of Time Inc.’s stories every day, every hour, on every platform, from every angle, at the best possible moment. 

Want to learn more about Time Inc.? Visit https://www.timeinc.com/