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Production Technician

at Tribune Media Company

Posted: 5/22/2019
Job Reference #: 49098
Keywords: production

Job Description

  • LocationUS-MO-Kansas City
    Posted Date3 months ago(3/5/2019 3:47 PM)
    Job ID
    Hiring Manager
    Production and Programming
  • Overview

    Production Assistant


    This position is responsible for performing various duties to support newsroom production of live and recorded television.



    • Responsible for working closely with Directors, Engineering and on-air talent floor directing during live and breaking news programming.
    • Jib camera and Steadicam operation.
    • Communicate urgent issues effectively while maintaining a sense of control during daily newscasts and in breaking news situations.
    • Teleprompter operation.
    • Other duties as assigned by management.
    • Work with Senior Director to maintain studio lighting. This includes climbing a ladder, changing fixtures, and changing light bulbs.



    • College degree or equivalent
    • Prefer applicants with studio production crew experience in a news environment
    • Demonstrated aptitude for operating broadcasting equipment, ability to effectively work under pressure in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time, work non-traditional shifts including nights, weekends and holidays required
    • Must be able to communicate effectively in English
    • Ability to climb and work at heights on ladders occasionally
    • Must be able to lift and carry over 25 pounds
    • Must have a proven record of dependability and punctuality

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