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Part Time Job

Broadcast Operations Technician

WDSU

New Orleans, LA 06-12-2024
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  • Paid
  • Part Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Part-Time Broadcast Operations Technician

WDSU, the NBC affiliate in New Orleans, Louisiana, has an opening for a part time 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 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. You will report to the Engineering Director.

Responsibilities:
• Operate robotic cameras and studio floor directing
• Move and handle 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.
• 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, audio and TD)
• Non-linear editing as needed for TV News-Creative Services Productions
• Able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders
• Sit or stand for long periods of time
• Work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned
• Work effectively with other team members
• In-person attendance is required

Requirements:
• Should have 2+ years of experience working as an operations technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in operating a wide variety of broadcast equipment
• Must have excellent vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors
• 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0k9ne-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WDSU

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.