Operate professional broadcast equipment for a live News show. Maintain WPIX and FCC quality control standards. Thorough knowledge of broadcast video and audio theory and its application within a Television environment.
College graduate or equivalent technical training. Communications, Electronic Technology, or related degree is helpful. Three years of related job experience.
This position requires minor lifting and some walking, as it involves the setup of a television show. The ability to carry 50 pounds of equipment, including camera, cables,tripod and various television equipment is required on a daily basis. The ability to sit for long periods is necessary. Able to execute commands based upon aural directives. High visual and aural acuity along with data entry using a keyboard.
Ability to work closely with Talent / Reporter often without supervision. Ability to work under tight deadline and time constraints. Ability to make quick decisions and create packages (stories) that are both content coherent and technically accurate.
Understanding of Audio and Video theory and techniques. Extensive knowledge of both Windows and Apple operating system. Knowledge of FCC regulations in regard to technical Audio/Video standards to ensure WPIX compliance.