Studio Technician
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/5/2019

Job Description

​​WFAA is seeking a dynamic,multi-faceted, and experienced Full Time Studio Production Technician. The successful candidate will be responsible for setting up and operating studio production equipment including robotic cameras, handheld cameras, jib, studio lights and lighting control technology, microphones and related audio equipment. If you thrive on being an important part of a dynamic team with close interaction between control room and on-air news talent we have an exciting opportunity. Ideal candidates must be able to multi-task and remain cool under pressure. If you've got what it takes to be an integral part of a bold, innovative production team we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities

  • ​​​Responsible for the successful functioning and operation of studio and related equipment during live and/or recorded programs or segments
  • Act as stage manager or other related duties as assigned by control room personnel
  • Re-position and/or troubleshoot robotic studio cameras as instructed by control room personnel
  • Operate and/or troubleshoot handheld camera (MOVI) and jib camera as directed by control room personnel
  • Maintain studio lighting equipment and proper functioning of individual instruments
  • Set up and operate related studio equipment in outdoor or remote settings as directed by control room or remote personnel
  • Set up and operate camera equipment, audio, and lighting on one-person ENG style shoots as assigned

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • ​Minimum 2-3 years experience as camera operator or studio technician in medium to major market​
  • College degree in media production or related field preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of robotic camera operation, hand held cameras (MOVI preferred), jib camera, practical lighting, audio, and all phases of studio operation
  • Ability to effectively communicate with fellow employees, supervisors, and control room personnel in a variety of live and/or recorded situations
  • ​Must demonstrate a general artistic ability including design, balance, composition, and lighting
  • Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and other related digital applications is a definite plus

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

 

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

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About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.