Position Summary: MLB Network seeks a Logger to view and database live baseball and/or hockey game broadcasts, MLB/NHL Network studio programming, exclusive shoot footage, archival footage from the MLB library, etc., using the DIAMOND Logging System. Responsibilities include logging all on-field/on-ice events that occur during the course of each game, and all pre and post-game content. Logger must show a high-level knowledge of baseball and/or hockey and have ability to work effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced live environment.
Pay diligent attention to on field/on ice action of assigned broadcast and accurately and rapidly reflect game content in assigned database systems.
Effectively and accurately log and database MLB, MiLB and/or NHL game broadcasts, post-game melt footage, interviews and press conferences using the DIAMOND Logging System.
Effectively and accurately log MLB Network and NHL Network daily studio programing, including the identifying and tracking of various promotional and advertorial campaigns.
Effectively and accurately log exclusive MLB and NHL shoot footage for features and documentaries, including long form interviews, wired players/coaches, and specialty shots of game action/B-Roll.
Effectively and accurately log archival footage from the MLB Footage Library as it is digitized into the DIAMOND system and needed for various programing.
Effectively and accurately log commercial insertion for MiLB games.
Effectively and accurately capture pace of game metrics to support League Office efforts.
Communicate significant moments in assigned games that need to be pointed out for potential inclusion in live programming.
Create video collections in DIAMOND for potential future use by Production personnel.
Other such duties as required.
It is expected that the Logger will maintain and increase knowledge of the Production discipline as well as the business on an ongoing basis.
Skills & Experience: The ideal candidate must have most if not all of the following skills and experiences:
0 to 1 years’ experience or related business experience is required.
Must demonstrate a passion for and deep knowledge of baseball/hockey.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong spelling skills are a must.
Effectively utilize Diamond Logger and other assigned computer programs.
Be extremely organized, demonstrate initiative and an ability to complete multiple assignments in a timely manner.
Individual must work well in a dynamic environment and be able to recommend and implement process improvements, work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Demonstrate the tact, diplomacy, decisiveness, and superior people skills required in a pressurized live television environment.
Possess the visual acuity to produce required content.
Possess auditory acuity to effectively listen to instructions via Riedel system, phones, etc.
Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Possess the manual dexterity to effectively operate keyboard/mouse on computers, edit equipment, etc.
Ability to lift up to 10 pounds.
Ability to navigate distances of various lengths within the work environment.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Broadcast Journalism or a related major is highly preferred.
All in-office and ballpark-based positions are subject to MLB's mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy