Job Title: Graphics Op/Utility Personnel (61440) – WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel
Job ID: 50447
Posted Date: 2021-11-10
Close Date: Open until filled
Job Family: MEDIA
Department: WFSU Florida Channel

Job Description:

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: 
https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Department

WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel

Located in the state Capitol building, The FLORIDA Channel is a public affairs programming service funded by The Florida Legislature and produced and operated by WFSU-TV.

The Florida Channel produces 24/7, year-round coverage of all three branches of state government.  Programming includes gavel-to-gavel coverage of a wide variety of state proceedings, along with a wide variety of documentary and public affairs programs and segments covering issues of interest and importance to all Floridians.  The programming is delivered statewide by satellite and is also available on the Internet.

Responsibilities

Creates graphic elements for various uses within Florida Channel programming. Communicates extensively and proactively with supervisor, Lead Graphic Designer and other TFC staff to understand needs and create the best possible product.

Capitol Complex interoffice responsibilities involve various utility production roles. Each requires proactivity with limited supervision. These roles serve as, and may include but are not limited to, studio camera operation, set changeover, studio microphone use, studio lighting operations, floor director and back up technical director. Team member is responsible for communicating with Supervisor regularly about training needs, if any, coordinating with respective trainer(s) and giving status updates on tasks. Additional responsibilities will include knowledge and operation of various equipment required to perform each task, such as intercom controls, studio camera, camera pedestal, lighting board, etc.

Serves as remote events crew member, responsible for equipment set-up, camera operation and equipment break-down for the purpose of televising coverage of various state government meetings around the state. Administrative responsibilities/tasks include but are not limited to timely submission of: travel paperwork/documentation, travel and purchasing card receipts, etc.

Serves as robotics camera director, responsible for directing events in Capitol Complex robotics rooms, other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

An Associate’s degree in a related area and three years of related work experience. (Note: or vocational/technical training with three years of related work experience)

Ability to type 35+ cwpm, multi-task, prioritize and manage work in a fast paced broadcast environment and team-oriented.

Ability to produce work product under specific deadlines.

Good verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills.

Exceptional creativity and innovation skills.

Knowledge of television production practices, standards and techniques.

Knowledge and experience using computer assisted graphics technologies/software, associated peripherals, digital cameras, and related equipment.

Strong organization skills to include file management and keen attention to detail.

Good problem solving skills.

Strong computer skills and the ability to learn new software quickly

Ability to take direction and manage work from start to finish while collaborating with others involved.

 A valid Florida or Georgia driver’s license and the ability to obtain upon hire. 

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