Operations Technician

WLWT Hearst Television - Full Time

Job #17736


WLWT, the Hearst owned NBC affiliate in Cincinnati has an opening for a full time Operations Engineer to join the team and assist in technical and production requirements for on-air programming, live and pre-recorded.  The Operations Engineer will be responsible to communicate effectively with all departments, as this is integral for a smooth outcome of newscasts. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.    

Job Responsibilities:
  • Operate studio equipment such as robotic camera system, audio equipment including audio board, production switchers, graphics systems, and video servers.
  • Operate master control equipment including switchers, automation systems, video servers, EAS devices, graphics systems, and monitoring devices.
  • Provide support for producing content and station projects.
  • Work closely with IT and maintenance engineering teams to support critical on-air systems.
  • Edit content using Adobe products.
  • Other duties as assigned by engineering management.


Qualification Requirements:
  • Experience working at a commercial television station or production facility preferred.
  • Knowledge of broadcast television operations.
  • Solid, intermediate experience with computers and PC-based systems required.
  • Ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure.
  • Ability to multi-task accurately.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues independently with aptitude to escalate appropriately.
  • Ability to follow instructions, verbal and written.
  • Flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned.
  • Ability to work effectively with other team members 
  • College Degree preferred but not required
  • Military training and experience will be considered