News Gathering Technician Salary in Baltimore, Maryland

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Average Salary for News Gathering Technician in Baltimore, Maryland

The average salary of a(n) News Gathering Technician in Baltimore, Maryland is $50,859.

The average hourly rate of a(n) News Gathering Technician in Baltimore, Maryland is $24.45.

The average bonus of a(n) News Gathering Technician in Baltimore, Maryland is $900.00.

Job Description:

Locates news events and prepares and controls field transmission equipment to record or transmit news events to television station. Requires license issued by Federal Communications Commission. Drives vehicle to locate news events, such as fire or public rally, or receives information over two-way radio and scanner about location of news events. Turns power supply and monitors on and activates air compressor to raise mast. Selects channel for transmission of audio and video signals. Converses with station operator using two-way radio, or mobile phone, while controlling lever to align antennae with receiving dish to obtain clearest signal for transmission of news event to station. Lays electrical cord and audio and video cables between vehicle, microphone, camera, and reporter, or person being interviewed, to allow for receiving of off-air signal and transmission of audio and video signals to station. Observes scale in video monitor and sets video level to specifications. Sets audio level to specifications. Observes monitor and transmission light, and converses with station operator, using two-way radio, or mobile phone, to verify transmission of news event to station, and makes adjustments to equipment. Records news event, using recording equipment, during transmission of news event to studio, or receives video from camera operator and makes dub, using recording equipment. Records information, such as location and news events recorded or transmitted to station, onto log. Less

Locates news events and prepares and controls field transmission equipment to record or transmit news events to television station. Requires license issued by Federal Communications Commission. Drives vehicle to locate news events, such as fire or public rally, or receives... More

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