Full Time Job

Operations Manager


Lubbock, TX 08-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Operations Manager - KCBD

About KCBD:

KCBD, NewsChannel 11 produces over 40 hours of news programming a week for the NBC and FOX affiliates in Lubbock, TX. KCBD has a proven record of providing the tools and training, and opportunity for advancement in an ever-changing industry. Lubbock is one of the fastest growing communities in Texas and home to the Texas Tech University System.

Job Summary/Description:

KCBD has a rare opening at an exciting time for the dominant #1 station in the Lubbock, TX. The News Operations Manager will oversee the improvement of the station's visual and audio broadcast standards, manage equipment, fleet, working closely with news, engineering, and IT teams. The winning candidate will be immediately immersed in the largest technological conversion and facilities upgrade in station history including a new state of the art studio and production area.

Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
- Hire, train, and manage technical production staff
- Oversee upgrades and conversion of production systems
- Maintain and acquire new camera and studio equipment as needed
- Oversee station's drone and drone compliance
- Oversee news vehicle maintenance
- Coordinate remote production and special projects
- Responsible for lighting in studio and in working newsroom
- Regular testing of production equipment and point person for repairs
- Complete projects as requested by the News Director

- Valid drivers license required
- Minimum three years relevant newsroom or production experience
- Must be able to work overtime, flexible shifts and in various weather conditions
- Able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
- Team player attitude a must

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', we encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjq8y0-3-238-132-225-42 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.