Position Title: Broadcast Technician
Under the provisions of the ideastream Collective Bargaining Agreement the Broadcast Technician must assure programming is broadcast on schedule and in accordance with quality standards. Also performs all tape room functions.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Program/monitor automation systems for a multi-channel television operation; assure all programs are cued and broadcast on time.
Assure all programs are available to the automation systems on a timely basis
Monitor EAS and Perform EAS procedures in accordance with FCC regulations; run weather or special crawls as required. Monitor on air signal at all times; correct problems or seek technical assistance.
Read electronic scopes and adjust signal as required.
Monitor and operate transmitter functions; take corrective action as needed.
Adjust satellite receivers.
Adjust break elements as needed.
Notify Traffic of problems with tapes, video server cuts etc.
Perform all network recordings to tape or server as required; assure quality. Prep all recordings for automatic playback.
Perform machine to machine editing. Perform all dubbing, duplicating functions.
Load spots into the video server.
Perform minor maintenance.
Operate equipment manually as necessary
Maintain updated knowledge of FCC rules and regulations.
Knowledge of basic electronics (audio/visual scopes). Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations. Demonstrated ability to operate required video/audio equipment. Computer literacy, experience operating windows applications. Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills. Demonstrated ability to work without close supervision. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to react quickly and accurately in a fast paced live environment.
Experience in broadcast operations very helpful.
Associates Degree or Technical Training in video production/engineering technology or equivalent experience.
Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment:
Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices. Physical ability for fine motor manipulation of instruments. Must be able to sit for long periods of time and maintain attention to monitors.
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Website : http://www.ideastream.org/
eastream® is public broadcasting and a whole lot more. [Learn more about ideastream's stations and services]ideastream is a non-profit organization that applies the power of media to education, culture and citizenship. It includes WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, WCLV 104.9, educational and public service cable channels, broadband interactive video distance learning, the Internet and other interactive media. Based on careful and ongoing ascertainment of community needs, ideastream acquires, creates and delivers content that connects those who seek knowledge with those who have it. ideastream leverages technical, creative and financial resources through partnerships with other organizations that share interests in education and public service. Support comes primarily from contributions made by individuals, foundations and corporations. Funding from state and federal agencies also plays a critical role. ideastream has attracted national attention as a new model for public service media. The services of ideastream multiple media are utilized by more than 2.8 million people a month in the Northeast Ohio region.