We are looking for a freelance Chyron Operator/Designer will work closely with editorial and production staffs to operate a Chyron graphics generator for on-air playout.

The work schedule will be Friday through Sunday.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Operate Chyron Mosaic running Lyric 8.8 through Chyron ISQ with multiple output channels (or similar device) to insert graphics throughout taped and live broadcasts.

More specifically:

  • Generate and recall graphics for pre-tapes and live newscasts.
  • Create and manage Chyron templates for use with iNews.
  • Check all graphics before air.
  • Organize existing graphics needs and resources as well as suggesting creative solutions to production graphics challenges.


  • Knowledge of the operation of a live, multi-camera control room.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Photoshop and other graphics and image manipulation software.
  • Experience with Avid iNews.

Education and Experience

  • BFA, BA, or BS highly preferred.
  • Minimum five (5) years as a broadcast character generator operator.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

We know there are great candidates who may have skills we haven’t thought about. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We also encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans and people with disabilities.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer. WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.