WJRT-TV/ABC12, the ABC station in Flint, Michigan owned by Gray Media Group, Inc., is looking for a Technical Media Producer.
The Technical Media Producer has the general responsibility for directing live or pre-recorded productions as assigned, monitoring stations on-air signals, transmitter, and FCC logs, and ingesting daily programming and commercials. Regular assignments will involve directing specific newscasts, operate equipment in master control automation, various productions, and various elements for the web channel. 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.
Operating automation system Video switcher
MCR operation and automation
VizRT graphics and Adobe Photoshop.
Operate equipment supporting production/master control
Effectively perform operations with robotic camera, prompter, audio, and working knowledge of in-house web production.
Familiar with Avid and Adobe Premiere Pro and newsroom computer systems.
Understanding of all equipment in studios and production areas.
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
Ability to edit video
Assist in maintaining a clean studio and production area
Variable work schedule due to station needs
Perform other duties as assigned
Two years prior production experience strongly preferred
Bachelors degree in Broadcasting, or a related field preferred
Mindful of deadlines
Ability to lead and make split second decisions based upon knowledge of directives
Must be self-motivated, 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
This is a 24/7 operation and may require working overnights and/or weekends, as well as holidays. The hours, shifts, responsibilities are flexible and are subject to change at the needs of the department. Involvement in station initiatives and station events are necessary.