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Master Control Op./Newscast Director


Richmond, VA 07-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Master Control Op./Newscast Director - WWBT

About WWBT:

WWBT NBC12, is the Gray-owned NBC-affiliated television station located in Richmond, serving Central Virginia and beyond; embodying excellence, innovation and community commitment. We fulfill our ''On Your Side'' brand promise through quality news, programming and information across all media platforms. Richmond (DMA 56), the capital of Virginia, is located on the incredible James River and offers a wide range of cultural and historical attractions.

Job Summary/Description:

WWBT, Richmond, VA has an immediate opening for a Technical Media Producer. A TMP combines the roles of a traditional newscast director and master control operator. A Successful candidate will have experience switching live television, be it in a newscast or a master control setting.

Responsibilities include monitoring and logging playback of multiple over the air channels. Monitor and edit automation playlists to ensure correct playback of programming and commercial content. Monitor air to ensure WWBT is adhering to FCC and station guidelines. Ingest commercial content and programming from multiple sources including but not limited to Satellite feeds, FTP delivery, Pitchblue, and Pathfire. Direct newscasts using Ross Overdrive. Operate robotic studio cameras. Assign wireless mics and IFBs to talent as needed. Strong computer and communications skills are required. Knowledge of Crispin automation and Ross Overdrive are both a definite plus. WWBT operates 24 hours a day 7 days a week. A successful candidate may be asked to work any shift including weekends or holidays. 3 – 5 years experience is preferred. If you are someone with a technical background and you enjoy a fast paced live television environment this position may be a perfect fit for you.
*** Please note, the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above ***

• 3–5 years experience in newscast directing or master control is preferred.

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, and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm8ox2-35-168-110-128-42 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.