Video Production Technician
Bend, OR 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description
Video Production Technician
Job Locations US-OR-Bend 
ID 2020-16113
Company TDS Broadcasting

Zolo Media operates two broadcast television stations in Bend, OR:  KOHD-TV ABC and KBNZ-TV CBS. Central Oregon Daily News.


The Video Production Technician position is responsible for executing a wide range of video production tasks that include directing live studio newscasts, operating robotic cameras for live newscasts, preparing video segments for newscasts, capture news stories as assigned by News Director, operating HD video cameras, field equipment, Technical director for other news as needed. This role will ensure that the graphics/video/audio in newscasts result in high quality broadcasts and meet specifications set forth by the management.


**This position has a shift of 2:30pm - 11:30pm Wednesday - Sunday**



Direct for late evening newscasts. 6 & 11pm. Sever as back up for other directors as needed


Operate control consoles for sound, lighting or video. Operate live studio video switcher for newscasts. Operating audio mixer for live newscasts and other programming. Monitor broadcasting operations to ensure proper functioning

    Regulate the fidelity, brightness, and contrast of video transmissions, using video console control panels
  • Select sources from which programming will be received or through which programming will be transmitted
  • Monitor strength, clarity, and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjust equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts
  • Observe monitors and converse with station personnel to determine audio and video levels and to ascertain that programs are airing
  • Control camera equipment to regulate the proper framing and video quality during television broadcasts

Capture news stories as assigned by News Director operating HD video cameras and field equipment


Preparing video segments/graphics for newscasts


Required Qualifications 

  • 2+ years’ experience in video production and/or with mixing equipment
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and insurance

Other Qualifications

  • Run live studio graphics and video during newscasts
  • Run live audio mixer during newscasts
  • Design graphics for news department
  • Experience running an HD camera, including set-up and tear-down
  • Fill in as back up Technical Director as needed
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working with and meeting tight deadlines
  • Comfortable with an on-call, part-time schedule in order to capture the live events needed for programming
  • Familiar with broadcast software: Adobe Premier, Video Production Switchers, Ross Inception, Ross Xpression or iNews a plus

At TDS, we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law. To learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and culture, click here!

Employment at TDS is subject to post-offer, pre-employment drug testing. EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Experience
2+ years
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