Technician, Production

1 week ago
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The primary focus of the Production Technician is to provide production assistance to our morning show and in-studio programming.


Floor directs newscasts.

· Lights studio and remote locations.

· Maintains all equipment and oversees all studio production.

· Operates the studio handheld, Steadicam, and jib camera

· Operates the studio robotic cameras.

· Controls the teleprompter.

· Operates the audio board during newscasts and production.

· Sets-up and records field production by operating cameras, recorders, lighting and audio       equipment.

· Performs other duties as assigned.


Must have excellent communication skills and ability to choreograph on-air talent and other studio production crew simultaneously.  Must be physically able to reach and manipulate all operating controls on the technical equipment. Ability to make decisions and react quickly in order to respond to last minute program changes and equipment malfunctions.  Must be able to multitask on a high-risk level.  Experience in audio during newscasts.  Knowledge of lighting techniques.  Know-how to frame camera shots.  Experience operating a teleprompter.


Education Requirements:

A minimum of two years broadcast experience.


Physical Requirements:

Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Ability to maneuver cameras and manipulate camera and lens controls. Ability to climb ladders for set repair and lamp replacement. Ability to lift and move lamp fixtures, sets, and props. Ability to control the teleprompter speed consistent with the talent reading speed. Good eyesight and hearing for the monitoring and reporting of commercial and program quality. Good hearing to receive director commands.


KDAF is an Equal Opporunity Employer

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit

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