careers in Broadcasting in New Hampshire and Massachusetts

There're plenty of opportunities in front and  behind the mic.

CHIEF ENGINEER

WHAT THEY DO: The chief engineer is responsible for the technology necessary to put the station's broadcast on the air. The engineering staff works to maintain broadcasting capabilities and provide quick solutions to problems that may arise with the transmitter, tower, satellite receiver and other related equipment. The chief engineer is the head of the technical staff.

REQUIREMENTS: More often than not, a technical background, including education is required for this position. The Society of Broadcast Engineers offer classes and certification programs that would suffice for many engineering positions.

MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

WHAT THEY DO: Engineering technicians a usually responsible for the general repair, maintenance, installation and modification of all of the electronic equipment in the station - from phone systems to satellite networks to laptops and toilets!

REQUIREMENTS: Many stations are willing to train their entry-level engineering staff to operate news vans and equipment. Nonetheless, there are trade schools across the country that provide training in electronic; in addition, the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) has certification programs for each state.

DIRECTOR

WHAT THEY DO: The director of a newscast oversees and coordinates the activities of both the technical and onscreen aspects of a live television broadcast. Serves as producers for entire programs or for the production of portions of larger programs.

REQUIREMENTS: Working in fast-paced environments that are often hectic and stressful, a news director must be able to communicate welland think on their feet; that also requires that you're well-organized and can solve problems on the fly.

Most broadcasting directors hold bachelor's degrees in journalism, film production or communications. Such programs are offered at broadcasting schools, community or technical colleges and traditional four-year universities.

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Newscast Director/Studio-Control Room Operator

Available in Concord
Job Description: Based in the brand new NH1 Media Center in Concord, NH1 is looking for an individual who will direct live weekend newscasts. This person will also be assigned various weekday ...

Multimedia Journalists

Available in Needham
Assists with various aspects of news production. Responsible for shooting, writing, editing, and publishing content, coordinating and conducting interviews, and representing the station in communit...