Part Time Job

Operations Technician

WGAL

Lancaster, PA 01-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Part Time
Job Description

Part-Time Operations Technician

WGAL, the Hearst Television NBC affiliate in Lancaster, PA 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. 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 cameras and studio floor directing
• Contribute and collaborate with Directors and Producers
• 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 facility maintenance and technical projects as required
• Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including live shot setup, audio and director)
• Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager

Experience Requirements:
• Should have experience working as an operations technician at a collegiate or commercial television station with experience in operating a wide variety of broadcast equipment
• Related military experience will be considered

Qualification Requirements:
• Must have a solid background in operation of broadcast television systems and equipment
• College Degree preferred but not required

Education:
• Military training and experience will be considered

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Company Profile
WGAL

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.