Broadcast Operations Technician

Broadcast Operations Technician

Website WDSU-TV


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


Should have 2+ years of experiences 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


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.

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