CRAS and Game Creek Video Apprenticeship/Employment Relationship

The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences, the premier institution for teaching audio engineering, is proud to announce that Game Creek’s Director of Video Engineering, Bryan Rule, recently toured the campus of the CRAS to discuss the company’s broadcast technician apprenticeship program and continue its rich history with CRAS by placing its students on internships, as well
as full-time employees.

“CRAS has been developing a mutually beneficial relationship with Game Creek Video since 2016,” explained Rachel Ludeman, CRAS Employment Coordinator. “We started by sending them potential candidates for their rigorous broadcast technician apprenticeship, which was successful. And, recently, we have also been able to recommend qualified graduates as potential employees, who have gained previous industry experience and are at a level where they can be integrated into the GCV workflow. »

Game Creek Video, based in Hudson, NH, started in 1993 with two trucks, six employees, one hope and one prayer. It has since grown successfully into a thriving company, setting industry standards and including a fleet of 60 trucks, a team of over 200 employees and a presence at virtually every major televised sporting and political event in America. .

“I’ve been working with the CRAS team for a few years now, and they always send us interns who already have a solid foundation in signal flow and troubleshooting, and that helps tremendously when getting started in this industry,” Rule explained. . “It was my first time to visit the CRAS campus and speak with the students face to face, and they were all very engaged and asked many intelligent questions. Soon after, I started receiving resumes from them which tells me that they are ready to embark on their careers which also says a lot about CRAS and how it prepares them as an institution for the real world beyond of the classroom.”

Game Creek Video’s Broadcast Technician Apprenticeship Program offers hands-on experience, the opportunity to work side-by-side with the nation’s top team of mobile engineers, and the chance to be a part of some of the most exciting sporting events in the world. the story. . This demanding one-year paid apprenticeship will guide the candidate towards a comprehensive understanding of all the technical aspects of a live television production broadcast. All apprentices work on productions set in the Boston metro area. If successful, apprentices will be eligible for full-time employment with Game Creek Video.

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