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Live Broadcast Technician

Scripps

Clearwater, FL 06-13-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The E.W. Scripps Company is hiring for a Live Broadcast Technician. They will manage and drive reliability within a fast-paced, multichannel on-air operations environment and maintain optimal on-air availability and reliability for live events.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
• Coordinate with other engineers and master control; provide guidance for the execution of master control functions pertaining to live-event execution.
• Coordinate with master control supervisor to train operators in operational best practices, issue resolution, and recovery of live events.
• Develop a deep knowledge of the operation's technical architecture and on-air systems.
• Resolve issues quickly and effectively to prevent on-air discrepancies.
• Manage the end-to-end execution of all live events including preparation, in-event execution, and off-air adjustments.
• Actively participate in the operation's change control procedures by approving and maintaining awareness of all on-air maintenances and by managing critical components of maintenance operating procedures.
• Assume transmission responsibilities as needed, including monitoring of uplinks, booking, QCing (monitoring for quality control) and occasional remotes.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
• Associates degree in a related discipline preferred or equivalent years of experience
• Generally 2+ years of experience in related field preferred

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
• Ability to prioritize and adapt to changing scenarios preferred
• Thorough understanding of television production, broadcast operations, and/or news/sports/entertainment technical production requirements
• Technological curiosity and an improvement-oriented approach
• Unwavering composure in high-pressure situations
• Demonstrated record of meeting or exceeding performance expectations preferred
• Acute attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Willingness and availability to work flexible hours, including overnight shifts, weekends, and holidays is required to support 24x7 operation

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjoxy2-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.