NATURE AND SCOPE:
NewsNation is looking for a I.A.T.S.E local 1 represented stagehand to work within a fast-paced News/Production content creation environment. This position will act as stagehand in our PIX11 studios.
• Performs the Load-in, changeover/show-call and load-out of band and rental equipment
• Uses proper safety protocols with all related aspects to rigging and loading
• Operate lighting board
• Responsible for hanging show backdrops, building stage risers
• Assist in clearing and setting the staging
• Maintain curtains, drapes, risers, and other staging items
• Assist lighting fixtures, lambs, and cabling.
• Move and rearrange furniture
• Unload and set up road cases
• Perform spotlight operation during shows
• Scenic - set and clear scenery
• Clean and maintain the studio set
Applicant must be willing to work varied shifts which may include: mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 2 to 5 years‑progressive experience working within broadcast industry. Experience in news at major market is a plus. Must have good organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills. Must be able to lift to 60 lbs
The ideal candidate must be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, work well under pressure and be solution-oriented. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to follow up are a critical component of this role.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjnw3b-3-238-199-4-42 in your application.