Operations Technician

News10 ABC in Albany, New York is looking to hire a full-time Operations Technician. The Operations Technician has four primary tasks: Newscast Directing, Newscast Audio Operator, Media Center Operator and Master Control Operator.

  • Operates studio cameras and field cameras for live and taped events
  • Composes and frames shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors, station management, other personnel
  • Adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure and lighting as requested by the directors, station management, other personnel
  • Operates audio equipment for live and taped events
  • Operates computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product
  • 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

Requirements & Skills:

  • Degree in Communication or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience
  • Experience in television, film, or post production preferred but not required
  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent communication and organization skills

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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