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Studio Operations Tech I


The Studio Operations Tech I will support live and taped studio based programming by operating in a variety of technical roles.

Category Live Event / On Location Services  Technician 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 28, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

What we’re looking for: Spectrum Networks is looking for a talented individual that is passionate about creating television. The Studio Operations Tech I will support live and taped studio based programming by operating in a variety of technical roles. Experience working in a technical, live environment is strongly preferred.

  • Displays proficient technical skills across multiple key operating positions while adhering to high production standards.
  • Supports Director and Technical Directors during all live and pre-taped productions originating from the broadcast facility.
  • Acts professionally and as a positive force in the team environment.
  • Participates in training programs and initiatives to further develop technical skills and contribute to the team.
  • Administrative duties include proper timecard entry, generating daily reports and effectively communicating with management on a daily basis.
  • Ability to follow through on assignments.
  • Assists with breaking news coverage and last minute programming changes as necessary.
  • Responsible for representing the station in a professional manner.
  • Operates technical positions such as: Lighting, Video Shading, Audio Assist, Studio or ENG Cameras, and Robotic Camera positions during live and/or studio productions as requested.
  • Other technical duties and assignments as assigned.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Ability to learn technical workflows is required.
  • Knowledge of television production equipment and software is preferred.
  • Knowledge of studio-based production and postproduction techniques preferred.
  • Proficient with streaming technologies (TVU Networks, LiveU, Dejero) preferred.
  • Strong understanding of a New’s organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Must be willing and able to learn, understand, and grow with the business.
  • Team-oriented in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Able to execute tasks in a high-pressure environment while being held accountable for actions and results. Take ownership of situations and lead issues to resolution.
  • Positive, collaborative and good communication skills with a strong desire to learn and identify ways to support the team will make the ideal candidate successful.
  • Must be available to work a variety of schedules including weekends to meet production and broadcast deadlines.
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines. Willingness to work nights, weekends, flexible hours, work on location, etc.
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Word & Excel.
  • Travel depending upon project needs. Ability to travel with short notice.
Education & Experience:
  • College diploma or university degree in the field of Communications, Broadcasting, Radio/TV/Film, Engineering and/or a minimum 1-3 years equivalent work experience.
  • Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:
  • Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
  • Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
  • Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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