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Operations Technician

Hearst Television Inc

Omaha, NE
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Operations Technician

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KETV has an opening for a part time Engineering Operations Technician. Engineering Operations Technicians will perform various day to day engineering operations functions, including but not limited to, media management of items for broadcast, operating television cameras and robotics, audio control consoles, File preparation and ingest equipment, various switching communications gear, ENG van, and any other television related equipment as assigned.  They may also proactively participate in training other operators in all skill sets.  Engineering Operating Technicians may also perform routine maintenance tasks as assigned.  This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate studio cameras and, occasionally, remote cameras
  • Maintain appearance of studios 
  • Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots
  • Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control, and audio)
  • Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager

Required Skills

  • Must have a “can do” attitude and a passion for excellence. 
  • Must have flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned including weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to work effectively with other team members.
  • Must have ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure. 
  • Must be able to multi-task accurately. 
  • Must be able to physically perform all tasks assigned. 
  • Must be able to follow instructions, verbal and written. 

Required Experience

  • Prior experience in broadcast news production, technical school, or college technical classes preferred.

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.

Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.

Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.

Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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