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Operations Technician

Hearst Television


Job title:
Operations Technician

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Job description:

KETV-TV, the ABC affiliate in Omaha, NE 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. You will support all station efforts in-house and on remote location. You will report to the Operations Manager.


Operate robotic cameras and studio floor directing
Move and handle of props and sets during in-house and on-location productions (this could mean helping move 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; climbing ladders to change light bulbs and adjust fixtures
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
Help with promotional effort at station-sponsored community events as assigned
Work in control room in technical positions (including camera control, audio and TD)
Non-linear editing for TV News-Creative Services Productions
Other responsibilities as assigned by the TV Operations Manager

2+ years of experience working as an operations technician at a commercial television station with experience operating different broadcast equipment
Must have a solid background in operation of broadcast television systems and equipment
Related military experience will be considered
Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

Medical | Dental | Vision
401(k) matching
Emotional Wellness Support
Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
LGBTQ+ Health Services
Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs
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:
November 8, 2023

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