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Technical Media Producer


Charlotte, NC 01-23-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Technical Media Producer - WBTV


About WBTV:

WBTV was the first television station to sign on in the Carolinas and is considered the ''most trustworthy source of news and information'' in the area according to research. WBTV First Alert Weather is the certified most accurate forecast for the market as measured by WeatheRate. Being ''On Your Side'' for viewers, clients and the community is the guiding principle of WBTV and helps drive its award-winning newscasts and quality local journalism. Visit to learn more.

Job Summary/Description:

WBTV is seeking a full-time Technical Media Producer. The TMP is the Technical Director for Programming, Commercial Insertion, and News Casts. Maintains Quality Control and Monitoring of Air signals for WBTV, Makes sure WBTV has the best on-air product as the final Quality Control Expert before the viewer sees what we are producing.

Direct live newscasts controlling automation for Video Switcher Audio Mixer, and Graphics. Maintains the master control playlist, monitors on-air signals, the TV transmitter, and FCC logs, and ingest daily programming and commercial content. Regular assignments will involve coding and directing specific newscasts, editing news content, and running master control. The ideal candidate will be an excellent problem solver, possess strong leadership and organizational skills, and be able to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced, highly competitive work environment. We are seeking a team player who communicates well with co-workers. If you are someone with a technical background and you enjoy a fast-paced live, automated television environment this position may be a perfect fit for you.

Please note
- the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above


Requires skill with Ross Overdrive automation, Ross production video switcher, VizRT graphics system, Evertz master control video switcher, Crispin Master Control automation, Edius editing software, and all supporting equipment in Production/Master Control; including the ability to effectively perform at the following: remote camera operation, prompter operation, audio operation, commercial/promo ingesting, satellite/ENG/bonded cellular operation, program ingesting/segmenting, and desktop editing.
- The successful candidate must possess strong communication and people skills.
- Knowledgeable at operating PCs and automation software.
- Prior production and master control experience is a plus.
- Must be able to work effectively under pressure.
- Candidates must be willing to work any shift including weekends or holidays.

Qualified, interested applicants may go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', 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)

WBTV-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-rbz2kx-44-200-77-92-42 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.