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Come join us in developing newscasts at KTNV, Las Vegas, where Scripps is continuing to create the future of our industry, with a focus on local community. We are looking for an experienced Studio Technician. Studio Technician III is responsible for ensuring smooth operation of technical equipment and services during programs. This leadership role is primarily responsible for leading a production crew through directing and technical directing all aspects of a live news broadcast and station programming. Emphasis areas are strong communication and collaboration with production crew, newsroom staff and coordinating with other departments to create station products.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Operate production switcher while directing production staff during programs

  • Assist with visual effects on various commercial, promotional and programming productions in studio; work closely with local programming, news producers and production directors to ensure the desired on-air look and feel is attained.

  • Work in all areas of TV production including; operate cameras, video playback, teleprompter, audio operation, graphics operation, set up and adjust lighting, construct and dismantle sets.

  • Assist engineers with trouble-shooting technical problems and effectively resolve issues as they occur.

  • Administrative duties: Copying, Filling out forms, and explaining procedures for policies to others, providing feedback on employee performance.

  • Training others on equipment and workflow procedures

  • Other duties as assigned by the Production Manager.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Associate degree required from an accredited college/university majoring in Television Production or a related field or related experience

  • Minimum 1 year experience operating a production switcher for professional broadcast

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

  • Working knowledge of television station production equipment. Examples include: Graphics systems, video switchers, audio boards, studio cameras, teleprompters and lighting.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of floor operations.

  • Must be familiar with all aspects of graphics systems operations.

  • Must be familiar with building/mapping elements on a production switcher 

  • Must have good working knowledge of computers.

  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities under extreme time constraints with poise and skill.

  • Flexible work hours required including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours.

  • Knowledge of proper grammar and spelling.

  • Must have excellent communication skills

  • Must be a team player.

  • Must be an avid learner who quickly applies training, new techniques and independent judgment.

  • Ability to handle multiple operations and priorities under extreme constraints with professionalism and skill

  • Must have a good attitude toward others

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 60 stations in 41 markets. Scripps’ national networks reach nearly every American through the news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Qualified applicants should apply at http://scripps.com/careers.    

Station/Company

KTNV

Post Date: February 10, 2021
Closing Date: March 10, 2021