Full Time Job

Newscast Director


Madison, WI 05-18-2021
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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.

WMTV is located in Madison, just 1.5 hours from Milwaukee, 2.5 hours from Chicago and 5 hours from Minneapolis/St. Paul. We are an award-winning team and work in a state-of-the-art facility that provides employees the best technology and one of the best newsrooms in the nation. Madison is the capital city of Wisconsin and home to the Big 10's University of Wisconsin – Madison. Madison is consistently voted one of the best places in the country to live.

WMTV- Madison, WI - Link -https://youtu.be/p-5kLaQWyBw

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.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
• 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1oj1x-3-236-50-173-42 in your application.

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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.