Full Time Job

Technical Media Prod.


South Burlington, VT 02-19-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

About WCAX:

WCAX is the original and leading station in the Burlington-Plattsburgh market. We paved the way for TV in this whole area of the country. We are a station of innovators. If you are the person who will help us inform, educate, entertain and delight an audience of more than 750,000 people, then you need to send your resume to us right now.

Take this opportunity to build your career in a place people come from all over the world to enjoy. Ski at some of the best-known resorts in America in the winter and hike, boat and play outdoors in the summer. The Burlington, Vermont, area is one of the most beautiful places in North America. Maybe you'll find yourself at the top of the Green Mountains in Vermont or Adirondacks in New York. Then again, the foodie culture of downtown Burlington may whet your appetite for delicious traditional favorites or haute cuisine.

Job Summary/Description:

The Technical Media Producer is a collision of art and science in one exciting role. The science is in the technical operation of the television station, interacting with a variety of technologies to succeed daily. The art is in the use of your knowledge, skills and interest in news, entertainment and production to execute live newscasts and run station programming as seamlessly as possible each day.

The Technical Media Producer's general responsibility is directing live or pre-recorded productions as assigned, monitoring WCAX's on-air streams, transmitter, FCC logs and ingesting daily programming and commercial inventory. Regular assignments will involve directing specific newscasts, misc. station productions, and various elements for the web channel.

Duties/responsibilities will include (but not limited to):
- Monitor and manage FCC program & transmitter logs and to comply with FCC broadcast regulations
- Work with AP ENPS, newsroom computer system
- Prep Media for news as needed
- Understanding of all equipment in studios and production areas
- Work closely with all other departments to meet all daily demands
- Training of new personnel as assigned
- Assist in maintaining clean studios and production areas
- Daily work with the following platforms: Ross Overdrive automation, Ross production video switcher, Nverzion automation, Utah Scientific House routing system, Ross Xpression graphics, Adobe Suite, and supporting equipment in the control room. Applications of these skill will include effectively operating robotic camera controls, prompter operation, audio operation and a working knowledge of in-house web production
- Other Duties as Assigned

- Great communication and people skills
- Operating knowledge of PCs and graphics computers
- Willingness to work a non-traditional schedule. Position may include late nights or early mornings and weekends

Physical Requirements -
- Sitting or standing for long periods of time
- Good or corrected hearing and vision
- Good speaking and writing skills
- Ability to work on studio lighting fixtures on a ladder – higher than 10 ft
*** Job descriptions are subject to change at the discretion of management ***

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

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

WCAX-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-gpoz7o-44-210-99-209-42 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.