Full Time Job

Operations Technician


Needham, MA 03-25-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WCVB, the Hearst Television station in Boston, MA has an opening for a Broadcast Operations Technician. The position supports on-air and production efforts for in-house and on remote locations.

Job Responsibilities Include:

Master Control Operations and control room technical roles including camera shading, robotic camera control, audio console operation and technical directing. Additional duties include ENG Receive operation, studio floor directing, moving and handling of props and sets during in-house and on-location productions, (including assisting in moving heavy equipment). Assisting in the maintenance and appearance of studios to include the regular cleaning of sets and floors. General understanding of studio lighting and GrandMA control are also benefits.

A demonstrated ability to work safely as required using ladders and mechanical lifts to adjust and maintain lighting fixtures as needed. Basic computer skills and familiarity with Internet technology are necessary.
Other duties as assigned by the Crew Chief and Engineering Management.

The Operations Technician will be responsible to communicate effectively with the news, and production departments, as this is integral to a smooth outcome of daily newscasts.


2+ years of experience working as an operations technician at a commercial television station or equivalent is strongly preferred, with direct experience operating a variety of broadcast equipment. The successful candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced news operation.

• Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
• Veterans with suitable military training and experience are encouraged to apply.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv6yq0-44-210-99-209-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.