Technician - Studio / Control Room
FoxNew York, NY
Full Time Job
WNYW FOX 5 /WWOR is looking for a Studio /Control room Technician to join our award winning team! Candidates should have experience with automation, Audio operator, robotics, chyron/graphics, floor directing, live production broadcast equipment, and studio operations. We are looking for individuals who know how to deliver high quality newscasts, have a passion for journalism, and thrive in the technical news production environment. Must be comfortable operating in fast-paced, live production control rooms and studios.
Candidate will fill a variety of production roles. Perform functions including, but not limited to, technical director/automation, audio operator/mixing, robotics/camera, chyron/graphics and floor director. Must have a solid understanding of live production elements, specifically news production, and be able to operate live broadcast equipment. Will work in control room environment. Will think critically under pressure while broadcasting within strict time constraints. Work as cohesive team. Interact professionally and respectfully with on-air staff, off-air staff, production and technical crews, and management.
Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years recent experience in the broadcast technician, control room/master control, and news environment in a medium to major size market. Excellent communication skills. Strong technical skills – systems, equipment, software, etc. Friendly and collaborative spirit. Positive attitude.
Must be able to sit and stand for an extended period of time. Must be able to reach overhead, bend, squat and kneel. WNWY/WWOR is a 24/7 operation. Flexibility in scheduling evenings, early mornings, weekends, as well as work all shifts in a 24/7/365 breaking news environment. Must be able to work overtime, holidays and varied hours. Performs other duties as assigned.
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Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $39.45-44.33 per hour for New York City and Westchester County, NY. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
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