Full Time Job

Technical Media Producer

WIBW

Topeka, KS 05-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WIBW:

WIBW Television has been Northeast Kansas' News Leader going on 68 years. The station is a CBS affiliate and has a long tradition of excellence in producing 28 1/2 hours of news every week, as well as timely news and sports special programs. The station has just added OTT programming to go along with the daily newscasts, social, web and digital reporting. In Northeast Kansas, weather is often the #1 News story and the 13 Weather team is a leader in covering the ever-changing weather. Excellent weather coverages dates back to the devastating tornado that struck Topeka in 1966. WIBW TV is located on the developing animal research corridor between Kansas City and Manhattan, Kansas. Our News and Sports reporters cover the University of Kansas, Kansas State University, Emporia State University and Washburn University. And the Kansas City professional teams are also prominent in the station sports reporting. WIBW TV was the first station in Kansas, going on the air in 1953 and the station continues to produce the very best in news, weather, sports, web and digital reporting.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Direct live and pre-recorded productions as assigned and monitor all on-air streams
• Require skill with Ross production video switcher, master control video switcher, Harris automation, VizRT graphics, Adobe Photoshop and all supporting equipment in Production/Master Control; including the ability to effectively perform at the following: robotic camera operation, prompter operation, audio operation, commercial/promo ingesting, satellite operation, program ingesting/segmenting, and a working knowledge of web production

Qualifications:
*** Great communication and people skills ***
• Newscast directing/Master Control experience or production assistant experience
• Operating knowledge of PC's and graphics computers
• Understanding of FCC broadcast regulations
• Pre-employment drug screening

Physical Requirements:
• Sitting or standing for long periods of time
• Good or corrected hearing and vision
• Good English speaking skills, ability to speak clearly
• Ability to carry moderately heavy equipment, cameras, tripods, monitors of up to approximately 50 pounds
• May be working in extreme weather conditions, heat or cold
• Potential exposure to high noise or unusual light levels
• Ability to work on lighting fixtures on a ladder

Miscellaneous:
• Work schedule will vary due to production/operation demands, or possible permanent schedule changes
• Work assignments will at times include morning, evenings, weekends, holidays, and out-of-town assignments
• Regular and reasonable work attendance required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated
• Other Duties as Assigned

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkkyx0-3-236-50-173-42 in your application.

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