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Technical Media Prod./ Newscast Director

KNOE

Monroe, LA 06-09-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Technical Media Prod./ Newscast Director - KNOE

About KNOE:

KNOE-TV 8 News is an award-winning television station and news organization located in Monroe, Louisiana, covering northeast Louisiana, Union and Ashley Counties in Arkansas, and Warren and Adams Counties in Mississippi. KNOE-TV is owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television and is a sister station to ABC affiliate KAQY. Our offices and studios are located on Oliver Road in Monroe, and our transmitter is located in the town of Columbia in Caldwell Parish. Since our first broadcast day on September 27, 1953, KNOE-TV has offered the best news, entertainment, weather, sports, and investigative reporting. Besides providing high-quality programming from both the CBS and ABC television networks, we also offer programs from the CW network. For further information, please visit www.knoe.com.

Job Summary/Description:

Technical Media Producers work in KNOE's state-of-the-art media control center. They are responsible for directing live and pre-recorded productions and processing content for our television stations and KNOE.com. An ideal candidate would be willing to learn and tech-savvy.

Duties and responsibilities include (but not limited to):
- Work alongside news producers and other newsroom staff to create, code, and direct dynamic, fast-paced, top-rated newscasts and programming
- Coordinate live acquisition of reporters and news video utilizing TVU, Live Link, and satellite feeds
- Design compelling and engaging graphics and visual elements to help our journalists communicate their stories
- Monitor on-air signals for KNOE, KAQY, KCWL, and Circle, ingest daily programming and commercials, and operate the Master Control automation system
- Be responsible for regular care and maintenance of equipment and studio, including lighting, cameras, and sets
- Occasional operation of studio teleprompter, floor directing, and various other duties as assigned will be required

Qualifications/Requirements:
- The successful candidate will be creative, extremely detail-oriented, and have very strong problem-solving, multi-tasking, and communication skills
- Positive and professional attitude in a fast-paced and dynamic environment under deadline pressure
- Able to work well with a team
- Flexible to work mornings, nights, and weekends
- Able to sit and stand for extended periods. Able to climb and work on ladders and comfortably lift 30 pounds or more
- Computer literacy is a must
- Strong grasp of visual design, grammar, and spelling
- While previous television experience is preferred, it is not required
- Experience with HD video production, Ross Overdrive, Vision switchers, Ross Xpression Graphics, NVerzion Master Control Automation, ENPS, and non-linear editing systems is a definite plus

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, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

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

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2z7j2-3-236-83-154-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KNOE

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.