Operations Technician

WCCO-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul is seeking an Operations Technician.

•    TD/Direct live daily newscasts and other productions, including special events, using ROSS OverDrive automation. Candidate must understand and accept the responsibility and accountability that comes with this position. 
•    Set up mics, operate audio consoles, run robotic cameras, shade studio and remote cameras, floor direct, and manage studio guests when not directing
•    Collaborate effectively with show producers and lead technical crew in executing clean shows

•    Solid knowledge and proven skills within all areas of news and studio production: OverDrive automation, switchers, audio, CG, server ingest and playback, robotic camera operation, and iNews NRCS 
•    Thorough understanding of standard modern computer systems utilized in broadcast control rooms and studios
•    Strong commitment to quality and attention to detail
•    Currently working similar positions in a broadcast studio with a minimum of 4 years of news production 

•    Experience with newscast directing utilizing ROSS OverDrive automation
•    Strong computer skills and technical trouble-shooting a plus
•    Ability to multitask and work proficiently in a deadline driven broadcast environment is essential

•    Must be open to working early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays as broadcast shifts vary
•    Candidate is required to join IBEW Union if not currently a member
•    Must have a valid driver’s license
•    Must be able to lift 50 pounds and push 75 pounds

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WCCO-TV is an equal opportunity employer.