Full Time Job

Newscast Director


Madison, WI 07-08-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

About WMTV:

WMTV is the NBC affiliate and Gray Television-owned station serving south central Wisconsin. We are the #1 station-leading the market in news and weather coverage. We're recognized for sharing information with accuracy and immediacy on our digital platforms. WMTV was recently named ''News Operation of the Year'' by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for coverage airing in 2019.

Job Summary/Description:

WMTV, Madison, Wisconsin's Gray Television owned NBC affiliate, is looking for a Newscast Director (Technical Media Producer) to direct local newscasts. This successful candidate is an excellent time manager, knowledgeable and capable newscast director using news production automation and ENPS, has some experience in master control duties and experience ingesting and reviewing programming and commercial content.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Ability and proficiency in directing newscasts using Ross OverDrive
• Working with newscast producers to achieve polished and professional newscasts
• Maintaining and monitoring our 5 program streams

• Experience or a degree in a Media Production related field
• A valid driver's license is required
• Pre-employment and random drug testing
• This is not a 9 to 5 job. You must be able to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, click on ''apply now'', we also encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9128k-3-229-142-104-42 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.