AccuWeather is hiring a

Closed Captioning Specialist - (Temp to Hire)

State College, United States

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 / Qualifications:

  • 1-2 year(s) experience with offline captioning in a broadcast setting and editing experience preferred
  • Strong typing skills, with a WPM speed of 65 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
  • Flexibility with working varying shifts; First, Second and Third shift coverage for our 24/7 network operations
  • Strong communication skills



AccuWeather is Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.