Technical Operator in Charlotte, NC at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 8/29/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

Technical Operator (Ignite Operator/Production Assistant) 

WSOC-TV Charlotte has an opening for a technical operator. This position combines the required skillset of a newscast director with those of a seasoned production assistant

Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker, using technical know-how to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news. 



What we look for

The best candidate for this position will have:  

  • Minimum 2 years directing, preferably with Grass Valley Ignite automation system 
  • Knowledge of Newtek Tricaster 
  • Strong production foundation, managing the daily needs of a news studio and lighting talent positions. Ability to climb a ladder to reach a 14 ft lighting grid. 
  • Understanding of newsroom system iNews and Chyron plugin 
  • MOS and basic computer network understanding 
  • Spanish fluency is a plus
  • This position requires shift flexibility. Shift may include early mornings and/or weekend duties 


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