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Walt Disney Television Studio Technician (ABC News) in New York, New York

ABC News is seeking a Studio Technician for our ABC News Digital platform. The Studio Technician will work closely with show producers and the control room crew to ensure the quality of all live and taped shows by providing coverage for the Audio Op, Director and/or Tech Manager when needed.

Responsibilities :

  • Collaboration with Producers and Crew to create and organize production elements which include live shots, graphics, video elements.

  • Ability to direct and program in an automated environment.

  • Ability to build complicated switcher effects and automation templates to enhance/support production needs

  • Operational knowledge of audio consoles and creating multiple discrete mix-minus feeds

  • Coordinate and communicate with remote locations to ensure technical quality and readiness for air.

  • Support editorial & production staff on use of control room technology.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Candidates must be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and exhibit a thorough understanding of automated technology and traditional broadcast technology.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and demanding live/24-hour news environment.

  • Must have experience with video production, control room automation, audio consoles, intercoms, and digital media.

  • Candidates must have strong interpersonal and management skills and excellent communication. A jack of all trades with a strong leadership presence.

  • Must have extensive experience within a broadcast environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ of studio experience directing live Broadcast/Cable television

  • Strong understanding of Audio/Video Routing and signal flow

  • Willingness to work non-traditional work hours (overnights, early mornings, weekends)

  • Must have in-depth technical knowledge of News Room Automation & Newsroom systems (iNews and Ross OverDrive preferred)

  • Knowledge of Calrec Audio Consoles preferred

Preferred Education :

  • College degree preferred

Job ID: 667553BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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