Studio Technician

Location: US-MA-Dedham Job Number 1718338 Brand Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC, d/b/a WFXT-TV

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Production Manager the Studio Technician will perform a variety of roles during production of live television newscasts. The successful candidates will excel at communicating with our on air anchor team. Studio Technicians will work closely with Directors and other members of the production team. The successful candidates should have experience working with robotic camera systems and Jib cameras. Candidates should excel in adjusting to on the fly changes, multi-tasking and working under tight deadlines.

RESPONSIBILITIES

·Floor direct and coordinate all cueing of anchors and in house talent during live newscasts and pre-recorded promotional spots

·Communicate any and all changes to on air team in a clear and concise manner

·Operate Jib camera, work with directors to execute compelling and clean on air moves

·Set up robotic camera system on a daily basis by referencing pedestals

·Assist engineering department with camera charting/shading

·Work with audio technician to provide wireless microphones and IFBs to in house anchors, reporters and guests

·Must be physically able to lift and carry necessary equipment (up to 75 pounds) and maintain the agility to perform work assignments

·Other duties may be assigned


Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

·A minimum of 3 years professional television experience is preferred

·Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university in Journalism or Communications preferred

·Ability to multi task and work under pressure

·Able to handle breaking news with ease

·Ability to meet assigned deadlines

·Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

·Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of television production

Must be familiar with current affairs and have a wide-range working knowledge and understanding of general interest subjects


Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-MA-Dedham-25 Fox Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing