Operations Technician


KETV 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 studio cameras and occasionally, remote cameras

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 promotional effort at station-sponsored community events as assigned.

Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control and audio)

Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager

Experience Requirements:

Prior experience in broadcast news production, technical school or college technical classes preferred, but not required.

Related military experience will be considered

Qualification Requirements:


Must have a "can do" attitude and a passion for excellence

Must have flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned regularly including weekends and holidays

Must be able to work effectively with other team members

Must have ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure

Must be able to multi-task accurately

Must be able to follow instructions, verbal and written



College Degree preferred but not required

Military training and experience will be considered

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