Production Technician - WDIO-TV
Company: Hubbard Broadcasting
Posted on: January 15, 2021
Partner with peers, on-air talent, producers, directors,
managers, and members of the public to help ensure a professional
TV newscast/show is produced. Operate and move TV cameras (studio
and remote), teleprompter. Floor direct for live and pre-recorded
productions following scripts, verbal commands and non-verbal cues.
Communicate clearly and quickly using verbal and non-verbal cues to
talent. Assist talent as directed by supervisor. Aid in the
preparation of scripts and materials for productions. Set-up props,
furniture and other items including building, lifting, arranging,
lighting and cabling needed for production. Tear down, clean, and
removal of same. Communicate supply and material needs. Maintain
studio by cleaning, vacuuming, floor buffing, storage, maintenance,
and organizing equipment and set materials. Respond and work well
in a crisis and during breaking news. Handle last minute and
unexpected changes. Communicate quickly and clearly to others.
Report to work on time and work established schedule/hours. Ability
to work other hours or alternate schedules as needed. May travel
and work on location but only on a very limited basis and in
special circumstances. Complete other duties as requested and
High school diploma, on-the-job experience or 4 year degree in
Communications. Prior television production experience helpful.
Must have knowledge of broadcast production equipment, techniques
and language or be able to learn. Ability to work well with people
while handling stressful situations. Ability to work effectively in
a high intensity environment. Computer experience needed. Primary
hours are Monday-Friday, 4am-9am.--Occasional shifts for--nights,
weekends, and holidays. Schedules may vary. Project an appropriate
professional appearance and demeanor. Ability to work in compliance
with company policies and procedures. Physical Requirements:
Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
Work with time sensitive information under tight deadlines and in
pressure situations. Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to
manipulate computer keys, cameras, teleprompter and board controls
as well as general office equipment (telephone, copier, etc.) for
extended periods of time. Wear headset during course of work.
Ability to read, hear and speak clearly and follow both oral and
written direction. Ability to think critically and quickly and to
articulate information in clear, concise manner to others. Sit
and/or stand for extended periods of time. Above average pushing
and pulling, bending and stooping. Climbs ladders. Lift up to 20
lbs. alone. The Company may make reasonable accommodations to
facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions. Must
have valid drivers' license and clean driving record (as determined
by the Company). Driving record will be checked.
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