Louisville, Kentucky

WLKY-TV has an opening for a production Studio Camera/Audio Operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player with strong interpersonal skills that works well under pressure. Ideal candidate will have working knowledge of broadcast production operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for operation of television cameras for a live broadcast
  • Interact with directors, producers and talent & must remain focused at all times
  • Will also operate audio console at times, being responsible for all aspects of sound during fast paced newscasts and other projects as needed.
  • Operate television studio cameras in a live production setting.
  • Operate studio lights and change bulbs.

  • Operate robotic cameras and interact with talent in a live environment.
  • Punctual attendance for shifts that can start as early as 4am.
  • Work weekends and holidays as necessary, in support of our 24/7 broadcast operations.

Experience Requirements:

  • Experience operating professional video cameras in live production.
  • Experience operating an audio console in a live production environment.
  • Experience using Windows-based computer software.
  • Equivalent military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Knowledge of robotic camera operation and audio is highly desirable
  • Ability to rapidly respond properly to issues that unexpectedly arise on air is necessary.
  • Knowledge of studio lighting.
  • Ability to climb ladders up to 15 feet and the ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Can work flexible hours and shifts including holidays and weekends.

  • Must be an effective communicator and team-worker, able to work cooperatively with others, sometimes in stressful situations.
  • Ability to follow instructions quickly and accurately, with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work from a standing position for a 2-3 hour period.

Education:

  • College graduates with a communications degree preferred
  • Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.
  • Military training and experience will be considered.

Louisville, Kentucky

Hearst Television is a national multi-media company with operations serving nearly three dozen U.S cities, reaching one out of every five U.S households. We deliver local and national news, weather, information, sports, and entertainment programming via every available content-delivery platform. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the media industry’s premier companies, where quality journalism and service to the community are our core values. The company and its employees have been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a subsidiary of The Hearst Corporation. Founded in 1887, Hearst is one of the world’s most admired private media and information companies with some 200 business in more than 150 companies. 

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