Studio Technician - On Call

New England Sports Network Boston, MA

About the Job

Your Opportunity! Reporting to the Senior Manager, Remote Studio Operations and under the direction of operations and production personnel, provide a wide range of technical assistance and support to Studio Operations, including but not limited to maintaining the studio areas for Watertown and remote locations, during the baseball season. This is a part-time temporary position primarily supporting Red Sox home pregame and postgame programs. The position will run from March through the conclusion of Red Sox regular season (September). This is an on call temporary position: averaging 20 hours/week; from March through September with the potential of extending through October. About You You Will:

  • Set and strike NESN’s mobile stage
  • Daily studio set-up and preparation
  • Operate field cameras, field audio equipment and stage manage to support NESN’s live and taped productions
  • Maintain the studio by keeping the area clean and tidy, and properly reporting equipment issues
  • Follow safety protocol and procedures
  • Assist with talent and guests
  • Assist in camera and talent blocking as needed
  • Set up robotic camera systems at remote studio locations
  • Work with NESN staff to achieve high-quality standards of performance in a variety of areas
  • Provide studio lighting support
  • Participate in remote studio productions as camera operator, stage manager, A2 and camera utility
  • Assist in mic and IFB checks
  • Successfully complete other related tasks or duties as needed You Have:
  • Advanced degree or 1-2 years related experience in a TV production environment
  • Experience in stage rigging, grip work and remote studio support
  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Good understanding of the technical execution of broadcast television
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
  • Self-starter who is eager to learn and grow
  • Must be dependable and have a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work weekends, nights, and holidays as needed
  • Ability commit to working through the full season (Mar – Sept w/flexibility to work through Oct if needed)
  • Must be a licensed driver with a clean driving record