AccuWeather provides hourly forecasts worldwide, with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smart phones, tablets, wired and mobile internet sites, smart TVs and appliances, as well as traditional media. AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news and weather content and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites, including wallstreetjournal.com, CBS News, and The New York Times. AccuWeather is looking for a Closed Captioning Specialist to join our team! This position will work out of our Headquarters office in State College, PA.
Reporting to the Manager of Closed Captioning, the Closed Captioning Specialist is responsible for creating the closed captioning for pre-recorded videos used on our new AccuWeather Channel and website. Closed Captioning is a part of our 24/7 Network Operations.
What You’ll Be Doing
Caption pre-recorded, and live, videos provided by the studio production team
Monitor captions from Network, and ensure accuracy
Create glossary in text expander using captioning software
Meet strict turnaround times
Other duties as assigned
Experience We Are Looking For
1-2 year(s) experience with offline captioning in a broadcast setting and editing experience preferred
Strong typing skills, with a WPM speed of 70 or greater, required
Minimum of a high school diploma required, bachelor’s degree preferred
Ability to sit and focus for extended periods of time while captioning & monitoring incoming videos
Strong command of the English language
Strong attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple daily deadlines
Ability to work on-site at our headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania
Flexibility with working varying shifts; First, Second and Third shift coverage for our 24/7 network operations
Strong communication skills
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, genetic information, gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran orientation, or veteran status, pregnancy, disability, marital status or any other legally protected categories under local, state of federal laws. We believe a culture of diversity and inclusion provides unique perspectives that help make the workplace more innovative, engaging and profitable.