About this opportunity:
Do you have the uncanny ability to remain calm under pressure while focusing on multiple tasks at the same time? Do you come to work with a “Bring it on” mindset? If so, we have a great opportunity to join our news department in a well-established, well-respected company, Apple Valley News Now, your local ABC affiliate in the Yakima/Tri Cities market of Washington State! Being a Television Studio/Control Room Technician means you will be a part of a team that works together to put local daily newscasts and entertainment programming on the air! Nothing gets on the air without the individuals in this department! This vital behind-the-scenes position plays a key role as we strive to tell the stories that connect our audience to our communities.
Why Work for Apple Valley News Now?
Because we care about you and your life outside of work just as much as we value the work you do each day as a Television Studio/Control Room Technician. We’re here to help you grow in your career and will train the right person to learn the ins and outs of running the on-air programming of our TV station, directing our newscasts, running cameras, and master control duties as well. Come join us in the beautiful northwest, where you can enjoy a thriving community surrounded by beautiful scenery, exciting restaurants, outdoor activities and adventure, without the hour-long commute to work. We are a family owned, people first business and our community is at the core of what we do and who we represent.
What you’ll do:
Each day in the life of a Television Studio/Control Room Technician is sure to be different as you are relied upon to troubleshoot, problem solve, and collaborate with other departments to achieve the common goal of executing daily newscasts seamlessly! We will count on you to maintain quality and discipline during show productions, so your attention to detail is key. If you are looking for an outstanding opportunity to get into a TV station and gain valuable experience, then come work for Apple Valley News Now.
What you’ll bring:
We’re looking for a full-time creative and engaged individual with a passion for broadcasting to be a part of our team. You’ll train and work closely with our experienced staff and have a unique opportunity to do it all…production, camera operation, master control, newscast directing, and graphics. If you have experience in television production, that’s a plus, but we are willing to train the right person who has savvy computer skills, effective communication and problem-solving skills, and can be calm and diplomatic under stressful situations with shifting priorities. In this positionyou should be able to lift and carry 40 pounds or more, perform basic math quickly and accurately, and have availability and flexibility to work various shifts any day of the week should a station emergency arise.
What you’ll get in return:
You’ll get a supportive work environment with co-workers and managers who value your work, your time and your perspective. You’ll get the training and support you need to do your job well. You’ll get to work with team members who are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
Pay range: $16.00/hour – $19.00/hour
Benefits: We offer employees and their families medical, dental, vision, prescription, life insurance, and Employee Assistance Program benefits. Employees are also offered long-term disability insurance, flexible spending account, 401(k), health savings account, employee referral program, and paid time off including vacation time equivalent to 80 hours/year depending on start date, 1 hour of sick time for every 40 hours worked, 2 personal days and 9 paid holidays.
What’s next? Click below to apply on-line and include your resume!
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