Early Career

Production Operations Associate Program

Are you ready to hit the ground running? With three 8-month job rotations, you’ll gain exposure and hands-on experience across our Production operational areas. It’s a great opportunity to gain specialized knowledge, work with the latest technology and take your career to the next level.

Duties may include:

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  • 30% Operating a studio camera during live broadcasts and pre-recorded segments
  • 20% Functioning as a Master Control Operator
  • 20% Non-linear editing of content for live or pre-recorded studio shows and events
  • 15% Assisting with audio-related responsibilities
  • 10% Monitoring clips for quality control and playback for air during all productions
  • 5% Server-based ingesting and quality control of Program and Commercial media

We’re looking for:

  • Individuals who are passionate about all aspects of behind-the-scenes television production
  • Team players who are willing to commit to the common goal of serving the sports fan
  • Demonstrated communication, organization and leadership skills
  • Flexibility in scheduling, as shifts range around the clock due to the 24/7 nature of the business

Things to consider:

ESPN offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Positions are located in Bristol, Connecticut. Associate Operators often work weekends, late night or early morning hours and holidays, and are eligible for overtime. Associate Operators are expected to perform under tight deadlines and to react quickly and positively under a wide variety of production situations. Apply now