11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144
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Broadcast Careers: KETV, Omaha - Operations Technician



Operations Technician


Be a part of Omaha’s News Leader, KETV NewsWatch 7, and work in one of the most unique broadcasting facilities in the nation, the historic 7 Burlington Station. Located just south of downtown’s Old Market entertainment district, KETV is the #1 source for local news in Omaha and one of the top ABC affiliates in the country. Omaha is the hidden gem in America’s heartland. We may be known for our Zoo and the College World Series . . . but when you explore the city you’ll find so much more to do. There’s a reason Omaha is constantly ranked as one of the best and most affordable places to live. 


KETV has an opening for a full time Engineering Operations Technician.

Engineering Operations Technicians will perform various day to day engineering operations functions, including but not limited to, media management of items for broadcast, operating television cameras and robotics, audio control consoles, File preparation and ingest equipment, various switching communications gear, ENG van, and any other television related equipment as assigned.  They may also proactively participate in training other operators in all skill sets.  Engineering Operating Technicians may also perform routine maintenance tasks as assigned.

This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate studio cameras and, occasionally, remote cameras
  • Maintain appearance of studios
  • Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots
  • Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control, and audio)
  • Operate remote vehicles to support live news gathering operating in a safe and efficient manner.  Set up and operate ENG cameras.
  • Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager

Required Skills:

  • Must have a “can do” attitude and a passion for excellence.
  • Must have flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned including weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to work effectively with other team members.
  • Must have ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure.
  • Must be able to multi-task accurately.
  • Must be able to physically perform all tasks assigned.
  • Must be able to follow instructions, verbal and written.
  • Must have good driving record.

Required Experience:

  • Prior experience in broadcast news production, technical school, or college technical classes preferred.
  • Military training and experience will be considered

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:

Closing Date:

Omaha - 68108


Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE


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