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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

VP, Operations


Security Operations


Los Angeles, California, United States

Bally Sports is looking for a Vice President of Technical Operations and Crewing to oversee all event technical operations and crewing for Bally Sports Regional Sports Networks and RSN national broadcasts. Manage remote production for approximately 5000+ live events, mobile units, transmission, technology crewing and logistics. Manage a strategic plan implementing XLT ProCrewz event management, mobile application and payroll system across all RSN business units. Oversee technical project management for various major projects including Music playback database, as well as File-Sharing and MAM systems.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Manage and direct regional operations personnel on operations issues as they relate to live event broadcasts. Including transmission, technical equipment, crewing, mobile unit vendors, league issues, health and safety and new technology. Conduct weekly calls with regional operations group including crew supervisors. Individual follow up required on a regular basis.
  • Oversee and implement use of ProCrewz mobile application and client portal across all RSNs. Input and manage database for all above the line and below the line personnel for all RSN Events.
  • Oversee and manage music database and cue sheet workflow. This includes negotiation and purchase of music playback devices, sharing of licensed music available to RSN’s, central database workflow, and custom software applications facilitating a smooth and efficient process for music use.
  • Negotiate and manage all vendor and crewing contracts with outside crewing vendors for all RSN networks.
  • Work with Labor Relations on all union contracts for all RSN networks. Manage input and interpretation of union CBA agreements into ProwCrewz database.
  • Manage relationships with all Mobile Unit Vendors for all RSN events. Research and implement new technologies, truck contracts, maintenance schedules for all RSNs.
  • Direct Houston TOC personnel on policy and procedure for loss of signal during live event broadcasts. First point of contact in the event of signal loss during any FSN live event. Coordinate response in conjunction with TOC personnel. Inform senior management and provide detailed follow up to incidents.
  • Maintain up to date surveys and technical drawings for all collegiate and pro venues in North America. Maintain up to date information on all mobile television trucks used by BSN.
  • Work with regional operations directors and crewing managers to create consistent infrastructure. Maintain accurate and consistent equipment documentation for all RSNs.
  • Work with IT/Finance/Human Resources and Labor Relations to communicate, advise, direct and implement policies with regional production and operations personnel.
  • Search out, review and recommend new technical procedures and technology related to the broadcasting of live events. Work with other national and regional field operations for sharing of equipment and technical information. Travel to remote production sites and Atlanta Operations Center from time to time for review of policies and procedures and to get on site feedback.
  • Manage file-sharing project more efficiently sharing “melt” content via centralized MAM resource accessible for all RSN’s. Negotiate with MAM vendors, test POC’s and build detailed file-based workflows.

Bachelor’s Degree in business, communications or related recommended. A minimum of 10 years in remote operations for live sports events. Overall understanding of television production/technical operations and crewing including both studio and remote. Ability to multi-task and work under daily time constraints in a high-pressure environment is essential.

The base salary compensation range for this role is $180,000 to $230,000. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidates’ relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, vacation time, personal time, parental leave and employee stock purchase plan.


Diamond Sports Group, L.L.C, an independently-managed and unconsolidated subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About us:

Diamond Sports Group LLC, an independently-managed and unconsolidated subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., owns the Bally Sports Regional Sports Networks (RSNs), the nation’s leading provider of local sports. Its 19 owned-and-operated RSNs include Bally Sports Arizona, Bally Sports Detroit, Bally Sports Florida, Bally Sports Great Lakes, Bally Sports Indiana, Bally Sports Kansas City, Bally Sports Midwest, Bally Sports New Orleans, Bally Sports North, Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports Oklahoma, Bally Sports San Diego, Bally Sports SoCal, Bally Sports South, Bally Sports Southeast, Bally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports Sun, Bally Sports West, and Bally Sports Wisconsin. The Bally Sports RSNs serve as the TV home to more than half of all MLB, NHL and NBA teams based in the United States. Diamond Sports Group also has a joint venture in Marquee, the home of the Chicago Cubs, and a minority interest in the YES Network, the local destination for the New York Yankees and Brooklyn Nets. Diamond RSNs produce approximately 5,000 live local professional telecasts each year in addition to a wide variety of locally produced sports events and programs each year.