Studio Technician III operates the graphics generating equipment and still stores to generate text and characters on the screen and other graphics effects that create appropriate look and feel for the program. Maintains graphic and labeling standards set for the station. Demonstrates proficiency in several areas and on at least three technical systems.
Operate graphics generating equipment and software for complex newscasts and local programs; produce stripe or ticker at the bottom of the screen and credit rolls; create graphic montages and other graphics effects; maintain graphic, font and labeling standards
Assist with visual effects on various commercial, promotional and programming productions in studio; work closely with local programming, news producers and production directors to ensure the desired on-air look and feel is attained.
Work in all areas of TV production, including operate cameras, video playback, and teleprompter, set up and adjust lighting, construct and dismantle sets.
Assist technical director with trouble-shooting technical problems and effectively resolve issues as they occur.
Administrative duties: Copying, Filling out forms, and explaining procedures tor policies to others
Other duties as assigned by the Production Manager.
Education & Experience/Certifications
Associate degree required from an accredited college/university majoring in Television Production or a related field or related experience
Minimum 1 year experience as Chryon Infinit! Operator and 1 year studio camera operator at a network affiliate news facility
Skills & Abilities
Working knowledge of television station production equipment to include but not limited to: Chryon Hyper-X, Kalypso Video switcher, Audio boards, Dyna crawl, studio cameras, teleprompters and lighting.
Must be familiar with all aspects of Hyper-X Operations including transforms Maxine and I-News experience a plus.
Must have good working knowledge of computers
Must be able to handle multiple priorities under extreme time constraints with poise and skill
Flexible work hours required including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours.
Knowledge of proper grammar and spelling essential to position
Must have excellent communication skills and be a team player
Demonstrates knowledge of technical, graphics and audio systems, I-News and floor operations
Readily learns and applies training, new techniques and independent judgment
Ability to handle multiple operations and priorities under extreme constraints with professionalism and skill
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