Set up, operate, and maintain the electronic equipment used to acquire, edit, and transmit audio and video for radio or television programs. Control and adjust incoming and outgoing broadcast signals to regulate sound volume, signal strength, and signal clarity. Operate satellite, microwave, or other transmitter equipment to broadcast radio or television programs.
Audio Engineer, Board Operator, Broadcast Engineer, Broadcast Maintenance Engineer, Broadcast Operations Engineer, Broadcast Operations Technician, Broadcast Technician, Control Operator, Engineering Operator, Engineering Technician, Operating Engineer, Operations Technician, Production Engineer, Radio Engineer, Radio Technician, Remote Broadcast Engineer, Studio Engineer, TV Technician, Videotape Operator
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