Logger - Freelance

Date PostedOctober 18, 2017
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusTemporary
SalaryNot Specified

Tennis Channel is the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle. A hybrid of comprehensive sports, health, fitness, pop culture, entertainment and travel programming, the network is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. It also has the most concentrated single-sport coverage in television. Tennis Channel is carried by nine of the top 10 video providers.

Tennis Channel Inc. is part of the Sinclair Broadcast Group. The Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates programs or provides services to 173 stations located in 81 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Tennis Channel’s Freelance Logger is primarily responsible for accurately logging all of Tennis Channel’s video feeds. The feeds consist of Tennis matches, scenics from around the world and Interviews, etc. Reporting to the Media Managers, the Freelance Logger works closely with a team of Loggers to ensure the proper tags, naming convention, and metadata are applied to all of Tennis Channel’s media. The Freelance Logger will also assist in the digital distribution of logged content to various department, clips for the internet, clips for live production, clips for archive, etc.

This is an entry level role.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Entering the appropriate metadata on tennis matches (names, year, event, actions).
  • Creating video files from each match (match point, match highlights, etc.)
  • Ensuring appropriate files are delivered to various departments (marketing, production, etc.)
  • Collaborating with the team of loggers to ensure nothing is missed.


  • Digitizing archival tapes as needed.
  • Ingesting digital content as needed.

Required Skills:

Impeccable organizational skills and attention to detail

Knowledge of the scoring and rules of Tennis as well as an ability to identify key players/personalities in the sport

Experience using video editing software

Experience in sports production a plus

Experience with Avid media central, Avid Interplay, Avid media composer a plus


Minimum 1 year logging experience.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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