Operations Technician

KETV TV, Omaha, Nebraska

Date PostedJuly 12, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified
Description:
KETV has an opening for a part-time 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. 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 studio cameras and occasionally, remote cameras
  • 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)
  • 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 shirts 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
Education:
  • College Degree preferred but not required
  • Military training and experience will be considered
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