Position/Title: Sr. Prodution Supervisor
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:
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.
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
Supervise all production staff directly including: Training, Development,
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,
Nashville - 37209
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.
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.
We are always on the lookout for bright, creative talent to be part of the Meredith team.
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