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PT Operations Technician
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PT Operations Technician

• Emerging Level

Summary

WDSU has an opening for an experienced broadcast Operations Technician. The Operations Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution.

Category Technician 
Location Greater New Orleans Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jun 24, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Operations Technician will be responsible to communicate effectively with the production department, as this is integral for a smooth outcome of newscasts. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.
 
Job Responsibilities:
  • Operate robotic cameras and studio floor directing
  • Moving and handling of props and sets during in-house and on-location productions (this could mean assisting in moving heavy equipment)
  • Maintain appearance of studios including cleaning of set and floors 
  • Maintain and understand lighting grid and control board with knowledge to maintain proper programming. Ability to climb ladders to change light bulbs and adjust fixtures as needed. 
  • Dress microphone’s and IFB’s for all on camera appearances
  • Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots
  • Assist with promotional effort at station-sponsored community events as assigned. 
  • Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control, audio and TD)
  • Non-linear editing as needed for TV News-Creative Services Productions
  • Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager
  • In-person attendance is required
Experience Requirements:
  • Should have 2+ years of experience working as an operations technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in operating a wide variety of broadcast equipment
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.
Qualification Requirements:
  • Must have a solid background in operation of broadcast television systems and equipment
Education:
  • Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.

Job Type Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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