Full Time StagehandApply
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Full-Time (IATSE) Stagehand responsible for all scenery, sets, staging, props, and lighting needs for WBBM-TV studios.
*Operate & program lighting board; set and save cues for all studio productions.
*Responsible for all studio sets, props, lights, and scenery.
*Coordinate the inventory and storage of related lighting & staging equipment.
*Report to BO&E office all studio production needs and requests.
*Ability to work on remote broadcasts when applicable.
*Maintain overall appearance of studios.
*Strong verbal & written communication skills.
*Ability to multitask and work under deadline pressure.
*Advanced knowledge of electricity & wiring.
*Extensive knowledge of studio and remote production lighting.
*Professional work ethic and attention to detail.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
*2 year college degree or trade school equivalent.
*3-5 years of major market television experience.
*Knowledge of all OSHA safety rules-certification preferred.
*Ability to work at elevated heights, on ladders, catwalks, lifts.
*Available to work any days & shifts in a 24/7 broadcast environment.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. ONLY FINAL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.