Production Technician Supervisor
CBS NewsStudio City, CA
Full Time Job
CBS2/KCAL9 has an immediate opening for a Technician Supervisor (Production Support) for the Los Angeles Duopoly KCBS/KCAL. The Tech Supervisor is responsible for working with a team of production technicians who will work with the editorial staff and field crews to acquire, route, and operate equipment to acquire live signals. Editing video using nonlinear editing equipment for the newscast and supporting the technical needs of the Production Control Room and Studio.
Duties include acquiring and routing RF and bonded cellular signals with the ability to multi-task under deadlines. Edit video including Vo, Sots, PKGâ€™s, Knowledge of Edius and Grass Valley systems a plus. Studio support includes assisting guests with microphones, running handheld cameras, and assisting producers with technical needs.
• Safely operate news-gathering equipment
• Knowledge of Cellular Bonding systems (Dejero, LiveU)
• Schedule and record live feeds
• Edit stories quickly and accurately
• Sound technical decisions under pressure
• Studio and Production Control Room Support
• Excellent computer skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational skills
• Strong work ethic, positive outlook & leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities a must.
• Excellent people and communication skills
• Good conflict-resolution and problem-solving skills
• Other duties as assigned
CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nationâ€™s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH Oâ€™DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount , all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stationsâ€™ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS Newsâ€™ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount . The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in todayâ€™s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.
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Hiring Salary Range: $127,253.00 - 127,253.00.
The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.
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