Freelance Studio Technician

Altice USA, Woodbury, NY

One of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States

Duration: Full-Time


We are Altice USA; a family of businesses that includes Optimum, Optimum Mobile, Optimum Business, A4 advertising, Cheddar, and News12. Our common goal is connecting our customers to friends and family, shows they love, advertising that resonates and news that matters. We're building a workforce that thrives on collaboration, inclusion, and innovation. We hope connecting you to a potential role is just the beginning.


News12 Long Island is looking for a Freelance Stuido Technicial to be part of the team that produces television programming by operating production equipment and performing other duties associated with live and pre produced productions for all News 12 Services and Platforms.


  • Operate, set up and maintain all equipment, sets and props used in a production environment.
  • Assist anchors and reporters, production staff and guests as required.
  • Operate equipment proficiently and in accordance with television standards.
  • Work on the wide variety of production elements, including remote broadcasts, special coverage, interviews, etc.
  • Monitor on-air signal and maintain quality standards.
  • Assist with recording of programs and program segments for playback.
  • Set up, rout signals and troubleshoot transmission issues.
  • Identify and assist with troubleshooting equipment problems.
  • Verify repairs and maintenance is completed as needed.  
  • Help resolve operating and production difficulties.
  • Maintain equipment initiating repairs when necessary.
  • Assist with training as required.
  • Represent News 12 services in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Participate in special projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School degree required, Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Experience in broadcast/cable environment preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of production equipment and production technique preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of computer based production equipment preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of video/audio signal preferred.
  • Ability to make accurate and quick decisions to maintain integrity of operations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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About Altice USA

Altice USA is a communications and media company that enables its customers through the power of connectivity. With a relentless focus on challenging today’s norm while developing the telecommunication of the future, our products and services bring people closer together and connect them to the things that matter most to them, faster and more easily than ever before.

From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news, telephony, and wireless offerings, we are making connections possible around the country -- to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between. 

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