Skip to Main Content

This job listing expired over a month ago

Freelance Technician, Audio

Tribune Company New York, NY

Operate professional broadcast equipment for a live News show. Maintain WPIX and FCC quality control standards. Thorough knowledge of broadcast video and audio theory and its application within a Television environment.

  1. Audio (A1), Audio Assist (A2) , Video, Robotics, Video Server ingest / playback, operation of Satellite-microwave receive equipment, Routing switchers and video audio signal test measurement devices. Ability to operate a full pedestal Studio Camera, Jib and or Hand Held camera.
  2. Edit electronically gathered Video / Audio material for Air while ensuring that Audio and Video technical specifications meet WPIX Broadcast standards. Must edit quickly and accurately using Non-Linear editing systems such as Final Cut Pro
  3. Using Windows and Mac based software, digitize audio/video from acquired material from the field, library or Satellite and assemble together to produce complete packages (stories) to be broadcast within the News show.

College graduate or equivalent technical training. Communications, Electronic Technology, or related degree is helpful. Three years of related job experience.


This position requires minor lifting and some walking, as it involves the setup of a television show. The ability to carry 50 pounds of equipment, including camera, cables,tripod and various television equipment is required on a daily basis. The ability to sit for long periods is necessary. Able to execute commands based upon aural directives. High visual and aural acuity along with data entry using a keyboard.


Ability to work closely with Talent / Reporter often without supervision. Ability to work under tight deadline and time constraints.   Ability to make quick decisions and create packages (stories) that are both content coherent and technically accurate.


Understanding of Audio and Video theory and techniques.   Extensive knowledge of both Windows and Apple operating system. Knowledge of FCC regulations in regard to technical Audio/Video standards to ensure WPIX compliance.


Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit

Tribune Company


New York, NY