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Studio Production Technician


WFAA is seeking a dynamic, multi-faceted, and experienced Full Time Studio Production Technician. The successful candidate will be responsible for setting up and operating studio production equipment including robotic cameras, handheld cameras, jib, microphones, and related audio equipment.

Category Technician 
Location Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 11, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

If you thrive on being an important member of a dynamic team with close interaction between control room and on-air news talent, we have an exciting opportunity. Ideal candidates must be able to multi-task and remain cool under pressure. If you've got what it takes to be an integral part of a bold, innovative production team we want to hear from you.

  • Responsible for the successful functioning and operation of studio and related equipment during live and/or recorded programs or segments
  • Act as stage manager or other related duties as assigned by control room personnel
  • Re-position and/or troubleshoot robotic studio cameras as instructed by control room personnel
  • Operate and/or troubleshoot handheld camera (MOVI) as directed by control room personnel
  • Demonstrated ability to operate studio jib competently
  • Set up and operate related studio equipment in outdoor or remote settings as directed by control room or remote personnel
  • Set up and operate camera equipment, audio, and lighting on one-person ENG style shoots as assigned
Job Requirements:
  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience as camera operator or studio technician in medium to major market
  • College degree in media production or related field preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of robotic camera operation, hand-held cameras (MOVI preferred), jib camera, practical lighting, audio, and all phases of studio operation
  • Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, a definite plus
  • Ability to effectively communicate with fellow employees, supervisors, and control room personnel in a variety of live and/or recorded situations
  • Availability to work weekends and weeknights
  • Must demonstrate a general artistic ability including design, balance, composition, and lighting
Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Medium work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

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