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Technical Media Prod.

WWNY

Watertown, NY 07-14-2022
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Job Description
Technical Media Prod. - WWNY

TECHNICAL MEDIA PROD. (PRIMARY) - WWNY

About WWNY:

Lights, Camera, Action…This is your opportunity to work in today's fast paced digital television industry! Since 1954 WWNY-TV has been a broadcast leader and pioneer for our television audience in the north country. We are a broadcast visionary. We are known for our state-of-the-art facility and premier technology. Often being the first to integrate innovative broadcasting products to our production and news departments. We bring big city production and professionalism to upstate New York and have a dedicated, award-winning staff both in front of---and behind the cameras. If you want to build your career and work with some of the most professional and creative minds in the business, this is the job for you. Geographically, we're nestled between Lake Ontario, the 1000 Islands, Southeast Ontario, Canada, the St. Lawrence Seaway, and the beautiful Adirondacks. This region offers an abundance of recreation and a plethora of things to do. Send your resume and reel to us right now!

Job Summary/Description:

WWNY Television has an opening for a Technical Media Producer. Expected to maintain and ensure the broadcast quality of our on-air product and perform duties in a live control-room environment. Direct live and prerecorded productions as assigned for 7News programming.

Performs live control-room duties in a fast-paced environment, including managing commercial playlists, executing program commercial/promotional changes, logging discrepancies and upholding broadcast standards and FCC regulations. Strong attention to detail, multitasking and time management skills are necessary. Direct live and prerecorded productions as assigned for 7News programming. Daily work with the following platforms: Ross Overdrive automation, Ross production video switcher (Acuity), ENPS, Xpression Graphics, Adobe Suite, supporting equipment in Production/Master Control - including the ability to effectively perform operations with robotic camera operation, prompter operation, audio operation and a working knowledge of non-linear editing.

Must work well unsupervised and within a team environment. Must possess troubleshooting, analytical skills and work well under pressure. Must be willing and able to work a varied schedule to support a broadcast environment which includes nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime. Candidate should be technically inclined with sharp computer skills. Training provided. Broadcast experience preferred, but not required.

Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
• Great communication and people skills.
• Operating knowledge of PCs (graphics and automation computers).
• Must be a team player, self-motivated, focused, well organized and solution oriented.
• Must possess strong creative, organizational and time management skills.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Expertise/Training/Educational Qualifications -
• Must be able to retain and practice FCC Rules, Regulations and Standards
• Valid NYS Driver's License
• Strong computer skills
• Strong math/timing skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Must possess strong attention to detail skills

Physical Requirements -
• Great communication and people skills.
• Operating knowledge of PCs (graphics and automation computers)
• Must be a team player, self-motivated, focused, well organized and solution oriented
• Must possess strong creative, organizational and time management skills
• Valid Driver's License necessary
• Sitting or standing for long periods of time
• Good or corrected hearing and vision
• Good English-speaking skills, the ability to speak clearly
• Careful concentration, ability to stay focused
• Regular use of computer workstation/keyboard
• Occasional lifting of 20-40lb equipment (but not limited to) file boxes, camera bag, tapes, lighting equipment or supplies
• Ability to climb a 15-foot ladder
• Ability to clean off dishes in parking lot and facility roof in inclement weather using a 10lb extended pole roof rake or brush
• Good hearing and vision necessary

Qualified, interested applicants may 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-gqb9px-35-172-223-251-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WWNY

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.