Audio Operator

Louisville, Kentucky, United States

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WLKY-TV has an opening for a production Audio Operator. The audio operator is required to operate a large stereo audio console during fast paced live television programs, for the production of recorded studio programs, and for various commercial and promotional elements.  This person will also be cross trained in other areas of operations including camera, teleprompter, and master control.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate audio console for live and recorded television programs. 
  • Assist in production of commercial and promotional material.         

Experience Requirements:

  • Prior exposure to television station operations and newscast production a plus. Equivalent military training and experience accepted. 

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Computer literacy is mandatory.
  • Attention to details is imperative.
  • Operational knowledge and experience with master control activities and functions
  • Knowledge of television audio and video systems will be a plus.
  • Ability to learn specialized software applications
  • Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements.
  • Mobility and the ability to lift fifty pounds.


  • College graduates with a communications degree preferred
  • Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS)
  • Technical school, completion of college level technical courses or equivalent military training a plus.