Lancaster, Pennsylvania

WGAL, the Hearst Television NBC affiliate in Lancaster, PA has an opening for a Part-Time broadcast Operations Technician. The Operations Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station's on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. The Operations Technician will be responsible to communicate effectively with the production department, as this is integral for a smooth outcome of newscasts. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

• Operate cameras and studio floor directing

• Contribute and collaborate with Directors and Producers

• Moving and handling of props and sets during in-house and on-location productions (this could mean assisting in moving heavy equipment)

• Maintain appearance of studios including cleaning of set and floors

• Maintain and understand lighting grid and control board with knowledge to maintain proper programming. Ability to climb ladders to change light bulbs and adjust fixtures as needed

• Dress microphone's and IFB's for all on camera appearances

• Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots

• Assist with facility maintenance and technical projects as required

• Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including live shot setup, audio and director)

• Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager

Experience Requirements:

• Should have experience working as an operations technician at a collegiate or commercial television station with experience in operating a wide variety of broadcast equipment

• Related military experience will be considered

Qualification Requirements:

• Must have a solid background in operation of broadcast television systems and equipment

• College Degree preferred but not required

Education:

• Military training and experience will be considered

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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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