Operations Technician

New Orleans, LA
Posted: 2018-01-25


WDSU has an opening for a part-time experienced 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.


*Operate robotic cameras and studio floor directingMoving 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 promotional effort at station-sponsored community events as assigned.
*Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control, audio and TD)
Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager


Experience Requirements:

*Should have 2+ years of experience working as an operations technician at a commercial/educational television station/program with extensive 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
*Military training and experience will be considered


Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer