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Newscast Director / Technical Media Prod. / Ktre


Tyler, TX 03-07-2023
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  • Full Time
Job Description
Newscast Director / Technical Media Prod. - KLTV / Ktre



KLTV is the dominant TV station in the Tyler/Longview, TX area of East Texas. We are an ABC affiliate and have been #1 by every ratings measure, uninterrupted in every newscast for 20+ years. We also have a very powerful, dominant digital presence in the market. We are a leader in the industry in digital innovation and digital products--operating and populating 7 different apps and producing an 18-hour a day live streaming news service from our newsroom on OTT, desktop and on our mobile apps.

Modern facility. Top notch equipment. Experienced News Managers. Positive, encouraging workplace with an emphasis on teaching job skills and journalism. Dominant station preparing for the future in a very powerful company in this industry. We believe we are among the best newsrooms in the country.

Job Summary/Description:

KTRE has an immediate opening for a Newscast Director/TMP. This position is housed in the KLTV Tyler studios. Newscast Directors routinely direct newscasts and operate equipment in a News Production booth. When not directing they are editing newscast video for the newscast they are preparing to direct.

TMPs routinely direct newscasts and operate 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 KLTV and KTRE as well as all digital signals.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Operate video switcher
- Build VizRT graphics
- Effectively perform operations with robotic camera, prompter, audio, and working knowledge of in-house web production
- Edius editing
- Operate automation system and video switcher
- MCR operation and automation
- Operate equipment supporting production/master control
- Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
- Assist in maintaining a clean studio and production area
- Communicate effectively and efficiently with all members of the team
- Variable work schedule due to station needs
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Effectively perform operations with robotic camera, prompter, audio, and working knowledge of in-house web production

- Applicants should have an operating knowledge of PCs
- Non-linear video editing experience is a plus
- Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is a plus
- Should possess excellent communication and organizational skills
- A valid driver's license is required as well as a good driving record
- Newscast directing experience is a plus
- Master Control Operator experience is a plus

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

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

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmobe2-34-239-173-144-42 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.