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Technical Media Prod.


Knoxville, TN 04-20-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Technical Media Prod. - WVLT


About WLVT:

WVLT is located in beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee. We produce 58 hours of local news per week on our CBS and CW stations. At the door step of the Smoky Mountains and on the banks of the Tennessee River, Knoxville is the 61st largest television market in the country. In addition to being home to the University of Tennessee's flagship campus, Knoxville sports a walkable downtown, sophisticated mix of culture and cuisine, a diverse and robust employment sector, advanced medical care, and amenities found in big cities yet maintains a small town feel.

Job Summary/Description:

The Technical Media Producer has the general responsibility for directing live or pre-recorded productions as assigned, monitoring station's on-air signals, transmitter logs, EAS events, and ingesting daily programming and commercials. Regular assignments will involve directing newscasts, operate equipment in master control automation, and various productions. Candidate must have suitable transportation to work, including during inclement weather conditions. The successful candidate will possess strong communication and people skills and an operating knowledge of computers.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Dedication to the care of the equipment
• Work closely with all other departments to meet all daily demands
• Willingness to grow by taking direction and excel as a team member
• Communicate effectively and efficiently with all members of the team
• Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
• Assist in maintaining a clean studio and TMP area
• Variable work schedule due to station needs
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Ability to meet multiple deadlines
• Ability to lead and make split second decisions based upon knowledge of directives
• Ability to multi-task and excel under intense deadlines pressure in a rapidly changing environment
• High level of communication skills both written and verbal along with excellent judgement
• Ross Overdrive production automation & operation
• Crispin Master Control operation & automation
• Vizrt graphics
• Willingness to learn new hardware and software
• Effectively perform operations with robotic cameras

- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Proficient in Windows based applications
- Experience in television operations preferred but not required

Qualified, interested applicants may 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 that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

WVLT-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk8p0p-44-200-112-172-42 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.