PT Technical Operator

Hearst Television, Des Moines, IA USA

The story is yours!

Duration: Part-Time

KCCI employees change the world with their work. Our journalists produce award-winning content that helps consumers makes sense of their community. Our sales team delivers strategic advertising solutions to help local businesses fulfill their dreams. Our engineering team enjoys world-class technology and understands how it supports our overall mission to inform, entertain, and support our local communities. The KCCI team also cares deeply about their friends and neighbors. Every year their collective work raises thousands of dollars and awareness for local charitable causes.

If you are motivated by working with a talented award-winning team of professionals, look no further!

KCCI has an opening for Part Time Technical Operator for our station’s live, fast-paced newscasts. The ideal candidate would have beginning experience operating professional video cameras, audio, or potentially master control equipment. The right candidate will possess a creative and winning attitude. This a hands-on position in a news-oriented broadcast environment. Des Moines is ranked as one of America’s best cities to live and raise a family. Located in the heart of Iowa, KCCI-TV is the lead source for the latest local headlines and live alerts. What we do helps our community. If you are motivated by working with a talented award-winning team of professionals, look no further! Best of all, you'll become part of Hearst Television, one of the premier broadcast companies in the country. With a unique format, a dedication to hard news and the resources of Hearst Television, this is a rare opportunity to join one of the best.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate broadcast studio or master control equipment, which can include cameras, switchers, audio consoles or master control/Ops software. Work early morning weekday and weekend shifts, for production of live newscasts.
  • An aptitude for teamwork, and attention to detail.
  • Consistent availability to work on mornings, weekends and holidays.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Engineering.

Required Skills:

  • Must have a background in broadcast television systems


  • Some college education or related military experience is preferred. Current students are welcome.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.