- Studio Technician

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Studio Technician


The Studio Technician operates various equipment (camera, audio, visual, graphics, lighting, or digital) used for production and/or transmission.

Category Audio / Music / Sound  Camera Crew  Grip / Lighting / Electric  Live Event / On Location Services  Technician  Teleprompter 
Location San Francisco Bay Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 11, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Nexstar Media Inc.’s station, KRON4, the San Francisco Bay Area’s Local News Station, seeks a Full-Time STUDIO TECHNICIAN

  • Operation of broadcast equipment, not limited to but including; Tricaster, Studio managing, teleprompting, audio operation, robotic cameras, transmission and other duties as assigned to execute KRON4 & KRONOn productions.
  • Applicant must have demonstratable skills in LIVE broadcast production, automation, and execution of LIVE breaking news.
  • Be able to communicate and document effectively and concisely with crew, news producers and assignment team.
  • Coordinates with all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.
  • Have working knowledge of ENPS, MOS commands, Chyron, video servers, Crispin automation, routers, and general broadcast equipment.
  • Work as a liaison daily between news, engineering and production departments.
  • Tests equipment daily to ensure proper operation.
Qualifications & Expectations:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field preferred.
  • Three plus (3+) years’ experience in professional live television broadcast operations preferred.
  • Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news, be self-sufficient and have a “press-on-regardless” attitude.
  • Must be proficient with operation of broadcast equipment.
  • Must be detail-oriented and be able to multitask in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.
  • Applicant should have the drive to learn and advance skills.
  • Working knowledge of common business software applications, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Availability to work all day parts, including weekends and holidays. 
  • Recognize that overtime hours may occur as situations arise.
  • Physical requirements: Standing and/or sitting for several hours at a time.
  • Management reserves the discretion to add or modify job duties as required.
This is a full-time, union position.

Compensation - $33.00/hr commensurate with experience and skill level

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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