Senior Production Manager

Production for WSMV
Nashville, Tennessee

posted on April 21, 2017

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Position/Title: Sr. Prodution Supervisor Details: The SR Production Supervisor oversees the production department. The position is hands-on position with responsibility for discrepancy investigation, establishing and documenting operational procedures, scheduling staff, providing feedback to senior management on performance, and assisting with staff training. In addition, the Production Supervisor performs all the duties of a technical producer overseeing the operation of the news production automation system and executing live newscasts and special projects from that position. Coordinating the successful completion of “start to finish” daily work-flow, including daily interface with news department managers, creating and entering production elements into show rundowns, and provides support as necessary to ensure the quality of all newscasts. Essential Job Functions: 40% Directs, operates and maintains automation during the newscast. Directs and switches live newscasts and special project reports to ensure all show elements are executed flawlessly. Troubleshoots technical issues as they occur. Tracks and resolves recurring technical, workflow, and training issues. 20% Coordinates the technical aspects of news and special projects with producers and or/reporters. Collaborates with promotion and news employees to develop pre-production elements. Directs special projects. Performs or supervises those who perform live newscast studio operations, commercial ingestion and duplication, satellite operations, promo ingestion, other news and sales projects. Utilizes graphics in support of the branding and editorial philosophy of the station’s newscast. Provides daily direction and alignment to various aspects of show execution. Creates pre-production elements that have been developed. Generates graphics for newscasts and promotions. Addresses technical issues. Provides continuous feedback on daily performance. Supervise all production staff directly including: Training, Development, scheduling. Discrepancy investigation, establish and document operational procedures, schedule staff, provide feedback to management on performance, and assist with staff training. Supervise all production staff directly including: Training, Development, scheduling. Vacancy Type: Full Time Date Posted: 4/20/2017 Closing Date: 5/20/2017 City: Nashville - 37209 State: Tennessee Experience: Minimum 5 years’ experience in a live broadcast television environment with hands-oexperience in control room in areas such as switching, audio, graphics, character generator, robotics, and automated rundown software. 2-3 years supervision. Experience as a news or technical director strongly preferred. Experience operating and maintaining automation tools and software preferred. Experience using Avid editing software preferred. Bachelor's degree in broadcast television production or media preferred. Requirements: Highly motivated and confident in executing difficult and complex tasks. Self directed and able to function proactively to ensure results and goals are met as well as adhere to strict deadlines.Good leadership skills; ability to provide guidance and direction to a team. Ability to consistently function in a high pressure role and environment.Ability to quickly react to changing priorities and needs. Must be able to troubleshoot difficult problems and develop solutions to address root causes. Good verbal and written communication skills. Contact: We are always on the lookout for bright, creative talent to be part of the Meredith team. Visit us today at: Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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