SBE Chapter 37
SBE Chapter 37
August 13, 2022  

Jobs - Positions Wanted

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Studio Tech / TechDirector (Per Diem Part-Time)

WTTG/WDCA TV

Help Wanted

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WTTG/WDCA TV – Studio Technician/Technical Director (Per Diem Part-Time)

Fox 5 DC/Fox 5 Plus, the #1 news station in Washington, DC airing the most hours of local news each week, is looking for a part-time Studio Technician/Technical Director to join our award winning team! Fox 5 operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We are surrounded by a restaurant scene boasting cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away from work. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations.

Candidates should have experience with floor directing, live production broadcast equipment, and studio operations. We are looking for individuals who know how to deliver high quality newscasts, have a passion for journalism, and thrive in the technical news production environment. Must be comfortable operating in fast-paced, live production control rooms and studios.

JOB HIGHLIGHTS

>Fill a variety of production roles and help prep material for our newscasts. Perform functions including, but not limited to, technical director, audio operator, robotic camera, and floor director. Must have a solid understanding of live production elements, specifically news production, and be able to operate live broadcast equipment. Will work in an automated control room environment. Will think critically under pressure while broadcasting within strict time constraints. Work as cohesive team. Interact professionally and respectfully with on-air staff, off-air staff, production and technical crews, and management. 

WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE

  • High school diploma (or equivalent). Vocational/technical school, associate's degree or bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years recent experience in the broadcast technician, master control, and news environment in a medium to major size market.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong technical skills – systems, equipment, software, etc.
  • Friendly and collaborative spirit.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Good judgement.

Must be able to sit and stand for an extended period of time. Must be able to lift 20 pounds. Must be able to reach overhead, bend, squat and kneel. Fox 5 DC / Fox 5 Plus is a 24/7 operation. Varied shifts, OT, weekends & holidays may be required. 

APPLY NOW!


(Entered: 07/30/2022. Posted: 07/30/2022-10/31/2022)

Broadcast Engineer (Regular Full-Time)

WTTG/WDCA TV

Help Wanted

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WTTG/WDCA TV – Broadcast Engineer (Regular Full-Time):

FOX 5 WTTG / FOX 5 Plus WDCA, the #1 local television news operation in the Washington, DC metro area, is seeking a Broadcast Engineer (Full-time) to support the operation of our ST 2110 IP facility. Network Engineers with basic broadcast knowledge and experience may be considered for this role.

JOB HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Design and install complex broadcast systems
  • Support an ST 2110 media network running on Arista network switches
  • Work with Lawo VSM, SMART and other tools
  • Maintain cameras, production switchers, non-linear editing systems, cloud-based systems, intercom, production audio consoles etc.
  • Repair electronic news gathering equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE

  • Hands-on experience working in a broadcast or television facility
  • Experience with production video and broadcast operations
  • Experience with IP routing & workflows (ST-2110/2022-7, etc.)
  • General understanding of the SMPTE 2110 suite of standards
  • Ability to troubleshoot computer and network-based systems
  • Ability to read technical drawings and follow signal flows
  • Strong analytical, reasoning, and technical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to take direction and work under deadline pressure
  • Must be organized, creative, and detail-oriented
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Willingness to assist users with technical issues or concerns

PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferred focus in electrical engineering or computer science or related field
  • Arista or Cisco certification, Arista CloudVision
  • Experience maintaining a television transmitter
  • Specific expertise with Chyron graphics, Sony production switchers, Lawo control systems, VxRail or other VM servers and storage systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft tools, including MS Visio
  • Autocad experience
  • Experience with SNMP servers

Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Must be able to lift and carry forty-five (45) pounds, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions. Must have a clean motor vehicle record (MVR) and be willing to obtain a valid driver's license. Local travel, OT, weekends and holidays will be required.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We have excellent benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks 

Job ID # R50019627

APPLY NOW!


(Entered: 07/30/2022. Posted: 07/30/2022-10/31/2022)

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