• Stage Hand

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/1/2018 12:41 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47981
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    Provide stage hand support to news operations team.

    Responsibilities

    -Load and unload props for news and productions both in-house and remotes

    -Assemble and disassemble parts for studio production as well as disassemble and store sets

    -Set up lighting and props

    -perform all light check before and after show(s) to see if working properly

    -Move and re-arrange furniture and props

    -Ensure props are affixed properly

    -Dismantle scenery and other set pieces

    -Assist on cleaning up studio and scenery area after performance

    -Assist on striking set after production

     

    Qualifications

    • Successful candidate must possess sound leadership ability with a proven track record. Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 5 to 7 years‑progressive technical operations experience in a major market. Must have good organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills. Must perform assignments and make decisions under very tight time constraints and extreme pressure.
    • Previous lighting experience: minimum of 4-5 years as a lighting technician
    • Excellent self-motivated individual with strong organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Experience in jobs like construction, electrician and set design are a plus
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Flexible schedule – must be able to work holidays and overnights

    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 http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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