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 part-time broadcast Operations Technician. The Operations Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. The Operations Technician will be responsible to communicate effectively with the production department, 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 cameras and occasionally, remote cameras
  • Moving and handling of props and sets during in-house and on-location productions (this could mean assisting in moving heavy equipment)
  • Maintain appearance of studios including cleaning of set and floors
  • Maintain and understand lighting grid and control board with knowledge to maintain proper programming. Ability to climb ladders to change light bulbs and adjust fixtures as needed.
  • Dress microphone’s and IFB’s for all on camera appearances
  • Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots
  • Assist with promotional effort at station-sponsored community events as assigned.
  • Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control and audio)
  • Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager



Experience Requirements:

  • Prior experience in broadcast news production, technical school or college technical classes preferred, but not required.
  • Related military experience will be considered

Qualification Requirements:

  •  Must have a "can do" attitude and a passion for excellence
  • Must have flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned regularly 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 follow instructions, verbal and written



  • College Degree preferred but not required
  • Military training and experience will be considered

Vacancy Type:
Part Time

Date Posted:

Closing Date:

Omaha - 68108



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