Technical Media Producer

Technician for WJRT-TV
Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Michigan

posted on November 21, 2019

job posting:

TMP: 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 station’s 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. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: • 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. • Edius editing • 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 QUALIFICATIONS: • Two years prior production experience strongly preferred • Bachelor’s 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.

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