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Operations Technician

Hearst Television Inc

Sacramento, CA
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Operations Technician

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Location: Sacramento, CA US
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KCRA has an opening for an experienced Operations Technician. Candidate will work on the technical staff of two local television stations and will be involved in various aspects of TV broadcasting operations. These include but are not limited to, on-air switching, audio mixing, camera control, floor directing and video tape and server operations. This is an IBEW/Union position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • All broadcast operation duties as assigned by crew chief or engineering management.

Required Skills

  • Must work well in a team environment; must have good interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be willing to work any shift assigned including weekends and holidays.
  • Must be flexible and able to change assignments with little or no notice.


Required Experience

  • Previous broadcasting experience preferred.      
  • Master control automation system experience preferred.



  •  Courses in Television Broadcast operations a plus. 

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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