- Stagehand

Job Details




• Intermediate Level


NewsNation is currently seeking a creative, experienced and pro-active full-time Lead Stagehand to join our team at its studios in New York.

Category Grip / Lighting / Electric  Stagehand 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 15, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

As a Lighting Director/Stagehand you will work with our current team of Stagehands to create, establish and maintain all NewsNation lighting needs.

The Stagehand/Lighting Director will Perform, at a minimum, the following duties:

*Plot, identify, and install lighting equipment.
*Direct other lighting personnel during installations and adjustments.
*Work closely with external vendors to maintain quality control over studio lighting.
*Create and document cues to be used during daily shows, as well as any special projects, including the installation and focusing such lighting to attain the desired effect. 
*The LD will also function as a member of the regular crew and operate entertainment lighting consoles/switchboards, spotlights, and other lighting equipment (except lights and equipment as may be attached to the camera).
*Move, install, place, handle and maintain all sets, scenery and props.
*Function as scenic carpenters.  Specialists may also perform rigging functions.
*Operate Teleprompter both for studio operations and remote locations.

  • 5-7 years in a major market television station.
  • Meet the required standards for stagehand as designated by The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.
  • A strong working knowledge of television lighting, especially etc (Electronic Theater Controls) EOS and Ion consoles.
  • Be required to occasionally travel to remote locations, when needed, to create lighting setups for NewsNation productions.
  • Excellent communication skills a must.
  • Applicants must be a member in good standing of I.A.T.S.E.
Salary is based on experience:
Salary Range: $100, 000 - $120,000

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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