Technician, Operations

NEWS10 ABC in Albany, NY has an immediate opening for a Technical Media Operator. The Technical Media Operator has four primary tasks and can be assigned to them as station needs dictate: Newscast Directing, Newscast Audio Operator, Media Center Operator and Master Control Operator. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to know everything about the technical operations of a television station.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the director and studio staff to coordinate the action in the studio
  • Builds and decorates the set and/or provides props used for production
  • Assist in the installation, operation and maintenance of sound recording equipment
  • Operate studio graphic systems during broadcast/production
  • Provide audio production-related support as needed, and may work with outside production facilities
  • Assist in digital media productions, liaising with appropriate departments
  • May convert analog recordings, film, or printed materials to digital format
  • Maintains and stores equipment, records and tapes

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Familiarity with processes and procedures of a television production department

Education/Experience

Candidates will have a degree in television communication or equivalent experience. Experience in television, film, or post production preferred but not required.

Work Environment/Physical RequirementsHigh stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

How to Apply:

All internal & external applicants must apply online @ www.nexstar.tv/careers.  First time users must create an account then apply for this job and attach your resume. Background check required.  A NEXSTAR BROADCASTING STATION.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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