Job profile sound engineer

(ger. Sendetoningenieur)

The sound engineer is responsible for the audio transmission of television productions (TV-shows, magazine shows, sports broadcasting, culture events, events in general), creation of a technical sound concept, mixing of sound sources and provision of the communication infrastructure.

Fields of activity

  • Pre-productions in television studios (magazines, round tables)
  • Live transmissions from television studios (news broadcasts, all sorts of shows, live magazines)


  • Conception of and/or carrying out outdoor broadcasts, from ENG (electronic news gathering) to major events
  • Installation and operation of sound and communication systems
  • Carrying out dialogue recordings and mixes
  • Revision (editing, mixing) of the audio layer of broadcasts