June 11, 2024
Job Type
Full Time


Technical Media Operator


WLNE-TV/ABC6, Standard Media ABC affiliate in Providence, RI is looking for a full-time experienced Technical Director/ Master Control Operator to join Southern New England’s trusted news source. 



Essential Job Functions: 


  1. Direct clean studio newscast programming  


  1. Work in newsroom workflow systems to prepare newscasts. 


  1. Work with producers and production staff to create innovative and visually appealing content while meeting goals established by management. 


  1. Will also work shifts as a master control operator. 


  1. Work closely with news staff to coordinate news production. 


  1. required to staff other technical positions as needed, including studio and audio operation.  


  1. Will train to coordinate with producers and direct all technical aspects of live newscasts and other productions.  


  1. Troubleshoot for clean technical newscasts.


  1. Monitor transmitter, record satellite feeds, and dub in commercials.


  1. Edit video using Adobe Premiere


  1. Manually switch video so


  1. Other duties as assigned by management.




  1. Minimum one year experience as a production assistant on a newscast along with some directing and master control knowledge. 


  1. Must be capable of identifying high-quality production elements, both creatively and technically. 


  1. Must be a team player with a knowledge of broadcast technologies including broadcast switchers, router systems, master control servers, audio consoles, and studio cameras. 


  1. Ability to work well and make quick decisions under pressure. 


  1. Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 operation.


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