Full Time Job

Technical Media Prod.


Bryan, TX 05-04-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Technical Media Prod. - KBTX


About KBTX:

KBTX Media operates the CBS and CW affiliates in Bryan-College Station, Texas, serving an 18 county area known as the Brazos Valley. For more than 60 years, KBTX has been the ratings leader and dominant choice for local news and entertainment. Our team produces six newscasts each weekday, three each weekend, a breaking news digital channel, and a daily lifestyle show, totaling more than 40 hours of programming each week. KBTX is routinely recognized among the best in the state by organizations including the Associated Press, RTDNA and the Lone Star EMMY Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 2022, the station was honored to receive the Texas Association of Broadcasters' Bonner McLane Public Service Award, as well as three regional Murrow Awards for best breaking news, excellence in innovation and newscast. KBTX is also a recent Texas AP Broadcasters/Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas Station of the Year and Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Station of the Year. KBTX has helped launch the careers of many well-known journalists, meteorologists, and network executives, and takes pride in helping talent grow quickly into the nation's largest television markets. The work family of KBTX is made up of a group of dedicated, professional, and passionate individuals who are the backbone of our daily mission of local news coverage and community service.

Bryan-College Station, Texas is a community of more than 250,000 residents and comprises the southern portion of the Waco-Temple-Bryan DMA. The twin cities have a unique small town feeling, but offers big city amenities, including a vibrant arts community, a city-wide, all-terrain trail system, and world-class dining and nightlife. Bryan and College Station are routinely recognized as a leader in quality of life and has been named one of the fastest growing communities in the country. College Station is also home to Texas A&M University, the nation's largest university. Aggie home football games attract more than 100,000 in the stands, with tens of thousands more camped outside at tailgates during football weekends. The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library is also located in College Station, which serves as another tourist attraction throughout the year. Bryan-College Station is conveniently located 1 ½ hours north of Houston, 2 hours northeast of Austin and 3 hours south of Dallas.

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Job Summary/Description:

Technical Media Producer open position to work in KBTX's state-of-the-art control center and will be responsible for directing live and pre-recorded productions, as well as processing content for two television stations, and KBTX social media platforms.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
• Prepare/direct live and pre-recorded content for KBTX, CW8 Aggieland, and KBTX social media platforms.
• Work with other departments including KBTX's newsroom to coordinate and produce top-rated television and digital programs.
• Monitor on-air signals for KBTX, ingest daily programming and commercials.
• Operate Ross Overdrive automation (including Panasonic robotic cameras, Ross Carbonite Ultra switcher and Calrec audio console), iTX automation, VizRT graphics, Adobe Creative Cloud and supporting equipment in KBTX control center.
• Occasional operation of Grass Valley Edius or similar news editing software.
• Occasional operation of studio teleprompter.
• Regular care and maintenance of studio equipment.
• Work closely with other departments to meet daily demands as necessary.
• Other duties as assigned

• Team player with professional attitude and strong communication skills.
• Ability to multitask under time-sensitive deadlines.
• Strong technical and computing skills.
• Previous newscast directing and master control experience is preferred.
• Experience with Ross Overdrive, VizRT, iTX Automation and/or Adobe Creative Cloud applications is a significant plus.

This position requires schedule flexibility to work mornings, nights, overnights, weekends and changing schedules. A valid driver's license is required, as is regular and reasonable work attendance.

Interested applicants may go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

WGGB-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re22o7-44-192-79-149-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.