Full Time Job

Technical Media Producer

Gray Television

Negaunee, MI 06-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

About WLUC:

WLUC has been a fixture in Upper Michigan for 60 years. The #1 rated WLUC is a market leader and an NBC affiliate. The younger FOX UP News is #2 in this competitive six station market.

The U.P. is a recreational paradise. Winter, summer, spring or fall, if you enjoy the outdoors, this is the place for you. Ten minutes from anywhere, you'll find a trail, river, lake or event to capture your desire. The small town setting is peaceful and safe, but still has the big city entertainment and dining experiences. But it's the people of Upper Michigan that make this area stand out. They're friendly, helpful, honest and fun.

WLUC
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Job Summary/Description:

A Technical Media Producer routinely direct newscasts and operates equipment in both News Production and Master Control where switching systems are preprogrammed and highly automated. When not directing and preparing for newscasts, they also monitor, maintain and operate master control automation equipment including preparing/ingesting program material. Maintain and confirm FCC compliance during scheduled shifts. This includes the master control responsibilities associated with both TV6 and FOX U.P. as well as all digital signals.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
• Operate Ross OverDrive automation system and video switcher
• MCR operation and automation
• Operate equipment supporting production/master control
• Effectively perform operations with robotic cameras, teleprompter, and audio.
• Edius editing
• Communicate effectively and efficiently with all members of the team
• Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
• Assist in maintaining a clean studio and production area
• Variable work schedule due to station needs. Hours may include early mornings, evenings, holidays and weekends.
• Support operation of the station by assisting Engineering, News, and other departments
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

Previous experience as a Master Control Operator and Technical Director is preferred but not required
• Knowledge of production standards and equipment
• Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
• Typing and good spelling skills necessary
• Ability to read and write, college degree preferred but not required
• Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments
• Must have valid driver's license with clean record

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4x13z-3-236-68-118-42 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.