Tricaster Operator

Confidential Employer | Austin, TX, United States

Posted Date 9/16/2022
Description

The Job

Fast-Growing weekly Health News and Talk Show is seeing a Tricaster Operator. The Tricaster Operator will be responsible for directing multi-camera live-streams using a Newtek Tricaster 2 Elite on a variety of digital streaming platforms.

 

The right candidate for this role has a passion for transparency, and integrity in journalism. They are not intimidated by being part of a team on the front lines of a world-changing mission to bring evidence-based, often controversial, factual information to light. 

 

Responsibilities

This position will work closely with the Technical Director, as well as Producers, Editors, and Production Assistants, to assist in a range of production-related needs, from technical requests, to visual asset creation. The right candidate will have a strong ability to manage a range of audio and video scenarios within a studio environment. Previous experience in live broadcast and streaming is required. 



Duties will include:

 

-Launching, Recording Programs and segments for Archive

-Prepare, set up, test, studio equipment prior to filming/streaming

-Live Switching weekly and other live broadcasts, for up to 6 cameras, while integrating visual assets including tape packages with audio, Broll, stills, live website captures, lower thirds and graphics, live guests via Skype or Zoom, etc,  on queue from director. 

-Serve as tech support for all aspects of live & recorded production

-Other production-based tasks as needed 



Qualifications:

 

-Proficiency in operating a NewTek Tricaster 2 Elite  

-At least 2 years experience in a broadcast environment

-Production management experience

-Professional Editing experience with FCPX or Adobe Premier preferred

-Advanced knowledge of Video Formats 

-Ability to work in a fast paced environment 

-Strong verbal and written communication skills



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