Studio Technician II is responsible for ensuring smooth operation of technical equipment and services during programs. Performs all duties associated with operating the teleprompter, cameras, studio graphics and audio mixer for broadcast. Demonstrates proficiency in several areas and on at least two technical systems.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Ensures studio is prepared and set-ups are complete; assign and set-up mics for on-air talent and conduct mic checks; coordinate studio position/placement for live shows; operate tele-prompter and cameras during live and taped shows
Operation of various technical equipment including, but not limited to, graphics systems, VizRt and Newsticker. Perform audio mixing, coordinate satellite feeds and monitor usage/charging systems
Assist technical director with trouble-shooting technical problems and effectively resolves/removes roadblocks as they occur during production in the studio.
Other duties as assigned by the Production Manager.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
High School diploma or GED; Vocational or technical training perferred
1 – 3 years experience
WHAT YOU’LL BRING:
Successfully performed related duties of Studio Tech I for up to one year
Demonstrates knowledge of technical systems and floor operations
Readily learns and applies training, new techniques and independent judgment
Must be able to work a studio lift
Office Environment. Employees are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes.
Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals or infectious diseases in work setting.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
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.”
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