Studio Tech II – KATC
KATC, the E.W. Scripps ABC affiliate station in Lafayette, Louisiana is looking for a Studio Tech II to support our station operations; working in assigned areas of news broadcast production. A Studio Technician II is responsible for ensuring smooth operation of technical equipment and services during programs and performs all duties associated with operating the teleprompter, cameras, studio graphics and audio mixer for broadcast. If you are excited and interested about this opportunity, come join us at KATC where we are continuing to create the future of the broadcast industry in our Arcadiana community!
KATC is composed of a diverse community of welcoming, mission-focused and energetic individuals that continue to grow professionally as we grow our company, with everyone rising to their full potential in every aspect of our business. “Give light” is not just a motto at Scripps – it is a mantra that guides our daily work. We believe in the power of journalism to change lives, to strengthen communities and to create a better-informed world.
We are a diverse community of welcoming, mission-focused and lively people that continue to grow as we grow our company and rise to our full potential in every aspect of our business. We’re located just about halfway from New Orleans and Houston on Interstate 10. Music, food, and family are passions for Acadiana residents, tourists, and students who attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Ensures production studio is prepared and set-ups are complete; assign and set-up mics for on-air talent and conduct microphone checks.
Operates various broadcast equipment including, but not limited to, studio television cameras during live and taped productions, teleprompter, graphics software, audio consoles and computers. Coordinates studio position/placement for live shows.
Performs audio mixing, coordinates satellite feeds and monitor usage/charging systems
Assists the technical director with trouble-shooting technical problems and effectively resolves/removes roadblocks as they occur during productions in the studio.
Acts as floor director during live and taped productions.
Assists in studio maintenance (cleaning, organization, possibly lighting).
Assists as production grip on live and tape productions.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Associates degree or equivalent vocation/technical experience preferred.
Previous broadcast production experience preferred.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING:
Live newscast production a plus.
Working knowledge of television station production operation equipment.
Working knowledge of studio cameras, teleprompters and lighting.
Must be reliable, dependable, possess a willingness to learn and be able to work a flexible schedule.
Position involves extensive studio work and occasional field productions. May include standing for extended periods, climbing stairs and ladders, as well as lifting items and equipment.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
We are growing our footprint, reaching nearly 31 percent of U.S. households as one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners.
From community outreach to professional development, Scripps is a place where creativity has taken over and you will have the chance to write your own story.
We enable and encourage each individual to do their best work and reach their full potential through opportunity, development and openness to new ideas.
We are all about professional integrity. It is the cornerstone of a journalist’s credibility.
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SCRIPPS’ COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”
As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.
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