Get into TV Operations


A week long work experience bootcamp, giving you a window into the world of TV broadcasting. Enjoy a hands-on introduction to the roles available and what’s expected of the TV Operations team.

Key Information

TV Operations is how we schedule and broadcast award-winning content. We work with live services, teaming up with Sky Sports and Sky News, as well as our entertainment channels. We make sure that customers experience the best quality possible, whatever device they’re watching on. And whether they’re watching via Sky Go, Catch Up TV or NOW TV.

Over the 10 days, you’ll learn all about our products, broadcast fundamentals, content delivery, playout, how we work at Sky, and hear from some special guest speakers.

The good news? You don’t need to be a TV or tech expert to take part. We look for detail-obsessed, collaborative people who enjoy problem-solving, stay calm when it gets hectic, care about customers and are curious about technology. And, as most of the best TV is watched outside normal working hours, you’ll also be prepared to work shifts.

If you think you fit the bill, we’d love to hear from you.

Modules

  • Day 1: Overview of the programme, Sky’s products (esp Q, Now, Sky Go, Store, Linear, Catchup etc) Broadcast fundamentals – broadcast 101. Introduction to departments
  • Day 2: Rotation 1 – Hands on Experience in Playout / Live Content Delivery / Broadcast Platforms (split group into 3, 1/3rd to each area.)
  • Day 3: Rotation 2 – Hands on Experience in Playout / Live Content Delivery / Broadcast Platforms
  • Day 4: Rotation 3 – Hands on Experience in Playout / Live Content Delivery / Broadcast Platforms
  • Day 5: Classroom based Group exercises, More in depth look at each area’s specific work challenges. Working at Sky. Feedback from attendees.

Important Dates

Deadline for applications - Friday 19th October

Telephone interviews - Week commencing 22nd October

Successful applicants - Notified by Friday 26th October

Work experience Week 1 (focused on existing Sky Employees) - Commencing Monday 5th November

Work experience Week 2 (focused on candidates with no prior Sky work history) - Commencing Monday 12th November