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Part-Time Operations Technician

Hearst Television

Corporate/Business, Entertainment

Job title:
Part-Time Operations Technician

Job level:

Job description:

The Operations Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. 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 and audio)
Must be able capable of following instructions, verbally and written
In-person attendance is required
Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager
Experience Requirements:

Prior experience in broadcast news production, technical school or college technical classes preferred, but not required.
Related military experience will be considered
Qualification Requirements:

Must have a “can do” attitude and a passion for excellence

Must have flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned regularly including weekends and holidays
Must be able to work effectively with other team members
Must have ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure
Must be able to multi-task accurately
Must be able to follow instructions, verbal and written

Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
Military training and experience will be considered
Hearst Television (HTV) owns and/or operates 35 television and two radio stations serving 27 media markets across 39 states reaching over 22 million U.S. television households. HTV is recognized as one of the industry’s premier broadcasting companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service.

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Posted on:
October 25, 2023

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