Full Time Job

Production Supervisor


Kansas City, MO 07-09-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Production Supervisor, KSHB

The Production Supervisor, at KSHB will supervise the production personnel as well as maintain the studio calendar and coordinating production personnel work schedules. They also oversee studio maintenance like lighting, etc. and assist with preparing the studio and staff for special events and programs. This position will also be an acting director, technical director, or other studio role.

• Assist director of operations with personnel decisions including hiring, performance management, coaching, training, and development.
• Act as a studio role such as director/technical director and as back-up to such positions.
• Coordinate production personnel work schedules and studio calendar/scheduling.
• Oversee studio maintenance and changes as necessary, i.e. lighting, shot blocking, set, etc.
• Assist director of operations in coordinating special events including meetings, planning with multiple departments, and on-location planning.
• Coordinate special event staff scheduling.
• Other duties as assigned by manager.

• BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred
• Generally, 5+ years of experience in related field preferred
• Prior supervisory experience a plus

• Ability to work well with all levels of personnel and departments to plan and negotiate
• Strong organizational skills
• Must be detail-oriented
• Familiarity with live broadcast newsroom and production operations
• Ability to work all studio positions and at least two control room positions
• Ability to read/follow up on newscast variance reports and continuous creative improvement of all shows
• Ability to prioritize projects and tasks
• Strong leadership skills to maintain department morale and team building
• Microsoft Office experience
• Familiarity with work scheduling for a multi-shift department
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Keen sense for anticipating issues and resolving them before they occur

Additional Requirements
• ''On-call'' person for assigned shift to fill in for various positions: director, control room, studio, SAT center
• Requires squatting, lifting, and climbing
• Able climb ladders and other equipment
• Possible non-traditional shift, 2:15pm-10:45pm, may include weekends, holidays, and special events
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro708p-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.