Full Time Job

Tmp / Newscast Director - WMC


Memphis, TN 07-07-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Tmp / Newscast Director - WMC

About WMC:

WMC-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 5, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Memphis, Tennessee, United States. The station is owned by Gray Television. The station serves roughly the western third of Tennessee, northern Mississippi, eastern Arkansas and the southeastern corner of Missouri over the air, on satellite, and on various cable systems.

Job Summary/Description:

The TMP/Newscast Director has the general responsibility for directing live or pre-recorded productions as assigned, monitoring WMC's on-air signals, transmitter, and FCC logs, and ingesting daily programming and commercials. Regular assignments will involve desktop video editing, directing specific newscasts, misc. station productions, and various elements for digital platforms.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Direct live and pre-recorded productions as assigned and monitor all on-air streams for WMC
- Understanding of FCC program and transmitter logs, and all FCC broadcast regulations
- Work with Newsroom Computer System or NRCS – WMC currently uses ENPS
- Understanding of all equipment in studio and production areas
- Require skill with Ross Overdrive automation, production video switcher, master control video switcher, Chyron or VizRT graphics system, 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/ENG/bonded cellular operation, program ingesting/segmenting, desktop editing and a working knowledge of web production

- Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Film Mass Communication or related field preferred
- 2 years of experience in journalism, production, media or related fields
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize complex tasks
- Ability to communicate effectively - written and verbal
- Strong organizational skills

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxv664-3-238-199-4-42 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.