Studio Technician

ABC7/NewsChannel 8, the only 24-hour source for local news in the nation's capital, is seeking a Studio Technician to assist in the preparation of the studio for newscasts and other productions. If you have a television background and production experience in audio, teleprompter, camera, and lighting, this could be the perfect opportunity to get your "foot in the door" to television production. This position requires the ability to run TSM robotics, teleprompter, and audio console and technical directing. You will participate in the maintenance and clean-up of the studio and control rooms, as well as perform other duties as designated by the Production Supervisor.

Key Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a college degree in the television field or commensurate experience. Background in television production. College degree in television field or commensurate experience. Knowledge of Grass Valley 4000 Switcher and DVE Extreme a plus. The position also requires the ability to train and operate the News Transmission Control Room as Satellite Intake Operator. Production experience in audio, teleprompter, camera and lighting. Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to attend work regularly. Available to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays.

Before applying for this position, you should know a few things about working on this team:

  • You will be joining a specialty media company with very powerful and positive buzz in the marketplace.
  • If you like a fast paced environment with lots of opportunities to grow your capabilities and career and would like to help establish a groundbreaking new media company, we may be the perfect place for you.

Application Procedure:

Send resume to hr@wjla.com

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Send resume to Human Resources Department,
1100 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA 22209
NO PHONE CALLS EEO,M/F.

Equal Opportunity

It is the Station's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national, origin, sex, or other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law, in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training and termination. Also it is the Station's policy to promote the realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive, continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex and any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.