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Freelance Technical Associate


New York, NY, US, 10004

Brand:  Cheddar
Requisition #:  1916

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

Cheddar News creates a new style of broadcast and streaming content aimed at millennials. We create innovative and dynamic programming that covers the people and events that shape our world. We are looking for a talented and driven Technical Associate to join our team. The candidate will be involved in nearly every technical aspect of creating and executing a live television program. He or she will work to bring a broadcast to air. The ideal candidate should be a team player who is able to mix easily and work effectively in our scrappy and highly collaborative team.


  • Adjusting cameras, lighting, and microphones
  • Some handheld camera work
  • 4-Channel playback operator in a live control room environment
  • 3-Channel Graphics playout (Xpression) in a live control room environment
  • Assist in various aspects of a live television control room
  • Running audio for a live programming


  • Excellent multitasker capable of operating multiple pieces of control room equipment at one time (i.e., audio board/video playback/robotic cameras).
  • Extremely well organized and focused under high-pressure breaking news conditions.
  • Familiarity with live graphics, cameras, audio consoles, or playback systems.
  • Basic working knowledge of video switchers and/or audio boards.
  • A passion for business news, technology, media, and culture

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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Pay is competitive and based on a number of job-related factors, including skills and experience. The starting pay rate/range at time of hire for this position in the posted location is $52,685.00 - $86,554.00 / year. The rate/range provided herein is the anticipated pay at the time of hire, and does not reflect future job opportunity.


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

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