Full Time Job

Operations Technician


Cincinnati, OH 09-30-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WLWT, the Hearst owned NBC affiliate in Cincinnati has an opening for a full time Operations Engineer to join the team and assist in technical and production requirements for on-air programming, live and pre-recorded. The Operations Engineer will be responsible to communicate effectively with all departments, 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 studio equipment such as robotic camera system, audio equipment including audio board, production switchers, graphics systems, and video servers.
• Operate master control equipment including switchers, automation systems, video servers, EAS devices, graphics systems, and monitoring devices.
• Provide support for producing content and station projects.
• Work closely with IT and maintenance engineering teams to support critical on-air systems.
• Edit content using Adobe products
• Other duties as assigned by engineering management.

Qualification Requirements:
• Minimum of two-years of experience working at a commercial television station or production facility.
• Knowledge of broadcast television operations.
• Solid, intermediate experience with computers and PC-based systems required.
• Ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure.
• Ability to multi-task accurately.
• 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.
• Ability to work effectively with other team members.

• College Degree preferred but not required
• Military training and experience will be considered

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.