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Technical Media Producer

Gray Television

Montgomery, AL 04-26-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
TECHNICAL MEDIA PROD. (PRIMARY) - WSFA

About WSFA:

Since 1954, WSFA has served as the legacy dominant NBC affiliate for central and south Alabama. We are the leading news source producing nearly 47 hours of live newscasts each week, more than any other station in the market, from our new studios located on Montgomery's historic Dexter Avenue directly in front of Alabama's state capitol.

Job Summary/Description:

WSFA is seeking a Technical Media Producer to work with our newscast producers to create, code and direct live newscasts and productions using Ross Overdrive automation systems. The ''TMP'' is responsible for master control operations including rolling commercial breaks, monitoring the on-air signal of WSFA and 4 subchannels, noting EAS and emergency notifications and ingesting commercials. This position interacts between the news, sales and engineering departments requiring good communication skills. Computer literacy is required. Work alongside newscast producers to creating coding for newscasts. Direct live newscasts and recorded content. Monitor on-air signals for WSFA and 4 subchannels while keeping required FCC documentation for transmitter logs, EAS notifications and closed captioning. Ability to setup satellite, LiveU and microwave live shots. Ingest commercials and communicate with sales and traffic departments to ensure commercial spot delivery. Maintain discrepancy reports to document on-air issues with programming and newscasts. Assist engineering with studio maintenance and upkeep.

Please note, the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Position desires someone with at least one year's experience at a commercial TV station. A background in communications with strengths in video and editing is desired. Newscast directing experience is a plus. Master Control Operator experience is also a plus. A keen interest in computer technology is highly desired.

Come join our dynamic news team, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rop7j6-44-200-74-241-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Gray Television

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.