Full Time Job

Operations Technician


Cincinnati, OH 06-17-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
WLWT, the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati, is looking for a Broadcast Operator/Operations Technician who will oversee the equipment that provides the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. You will monitor multiple air channels, preparing content, building playlists, maintaining regulatory compliance, assuring quality control of on-air product, and documenting transmission events. You will ingest commercials and programs, timing them and making sure they all play on air properly. You will report to the Director of Engineering.

• Operate master control equipment including switchers, automation systems, video servers, EAS devices, graphics systems, and monitoring devices.
• Complete daily FCC and station requirements.
• Work closely with IT and maintenance engineering teams to support critical on-air systems.
• Operate studio equipment such as robotic camera system, audio equipment including audio board, production switchers, graphics systems, and video servers.
• Provide support for producing content and executing station projects.
• Edit content using Adobe products as needed.
• Other duties as assigned by engineering management.

• Experience operating master control and performing air operations duties using automation including monitoring broadcast signals and video streams at a commercial television station or broadcast operations center.
• Experience operating production control equipment at a commercial television station or related entity.
• Knowledge of broadcast television operations.
• Intermediate experience with computers and PC-based systems.
• Ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure.
• Ability to multi-task accurately and maintain focus.
• Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues independently with aptitude to escalate appropriately.
• Ability to follow instructions, verbal and written.
• Flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned including holidays and weekends.
• Ability to work effectively with other team members.
• Related military experience will be considered.
• In-person attendance is required.

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-d8j24q-3-92-91-54-42 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.