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CBN CAREERS

Lighting Technician



CBN Operations – Virginia Beach, VA

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is looking for an experienced Lighting Technician to join our team.  This professional will provide technical support for the lighting of studio and remote productions.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Background in television lighting and camera positioning
  • Knowledge of current and emerging TV lighting technology, including DMX protocol
  • Knowledge of electricity, generator operation and power distribution
  • Working knowledge of grip and rigging skills for studio and remote productions 
  • Working knowledge use of Windows based PC’s and Vectorworks or CAD software
  • Understanding of the on-screen effect intended by the director
  • Punctual, regular and consistent in attendance
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team
  • Ability to climb ladders and work from a scissors lift at extended heights
  • Ability to carry lighting gear, lift at least 40 pounds and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to respond to directions in a minimum amount of time
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to work all shifts, extended hours and meet unexpected work demands
  • Current Driver’s License and clean driving record
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