Raluca M Damian

Ingest Operator

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom



  • TV
  • Editing
  • Commercials
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Broadcasting
  • Ingest
  • Broadcast
  • Languages Romanian
  • Spanish
  • Final Cut 7 Pro
  • Broadcast Compliance
  • Ofcom
  • Preview
  • BSS
  • Language Norwegian
  • QC

Work history


Ingest Operator

Modern Times Group

Feb 2015
  • Responsible for technical quality control of tapes and files ( of films, commercials, promos) which includes audio & video levels, audio phasing and digital drop out. • Editing material using Adobe Premier Pro and Final Cut systems to: - Remove superfluous intros & black holes - Remove texted video and replace with textless - Adjust audio and video levels - Syncing video with audio - Transcode media to editable formats and correct frame rates - QC of commercials, promos and Own Productions from our internal departments and outside suppliers using Adtox/Adstream and Media network. • Record line feeds for live Transmission and perform on line QC • Perform fast turnaround edits for same day repeats • Previewing material for commercial breaks


Set PA & Runner

Independent TV Series

Jan 2016 - Mar 2016
  • Volunteered as a runner for the production where my main responsibilities were: o Responsible for coordinating staff o Arranging for transport/ food for the cast and crew o Clapper board operator o Assisting cast and crew on set as a runner


Broadcast Compliance Editor

Modern Times Group

Mar 2013 - Jan 2015
  • • Ensuring that programming for MTG’s channels meet the broadcasting regulations as outlined by Ofcom, by editing out offensive material using different techniques such as: blurring, motion editing, flash, match and cross editing, in Final Cut Pro & Premier Pro. • Responsible for editing material that keeps in line with changes in editorial and technical affairs associated with broadcast standards, ensuring that material is compliant whilst at the same time still competitive • Ensure that all decisions and instructions are understood and communicated to the relevant parties in accordance with the established workflows, and update the workflows when necessary • Screening and assessing acquired content and own productions to ensure that it is ready for scheduling and broadcast in accordance with the UK regulator’s broadcasting code, as well as other applicable regulations. • Responsible for compiling post TX data and creating weekly reports of MTG's 34 channels, as well as submission for music reporting. Dealing with numerous issues regarding the reporting of music in own productions and promos in all four major territories: Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Hungary, as well as other various administrative tasks. • Give ratings and risk assessments to programs for appropriate scheduling



TV Studies, Broadcasting, Production

Royal Holloway University Of London

Sep 2012 - May 2013
  • MA in International Broadcasting


Media, Television, Sociology

City University London

Sep 2009 - Jun 2012
  • BSc in Media Studies w/Sociology