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NEWSCAST DIRECTOR/TECHNICAL MEDIA PRODUCER - KBTX

KBTX

Location: Bryan, TX

Contact Name: EEO Officer

Web: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening

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About Gray Television:

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 86 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KBTX:
KBTX Media operates the CBS and CW affiliates in Bryan-College Station, Texas, serving an 18 county area known as the Brazos Valley. For more than 60 years, we’ve been the dominant choice for local news and entertainment. Our team produces six newscasts each weekday and three each weekend, totaling nearly 25 hours each week.

KBTX is routinely recognized among the best in the state by organizations including the Associated Press, RTDNA and the Lone Star EMMY Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The station is the back-to-back winner of the Texas Association of Broadcasters’ Bonner McLane Public Service award, and a regular regional Murrow Award winner. KBTX is also a recent Texas AP Broadcasters/Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas Station of the Year and Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Station of the Year.

The station has launched the careers of many well-known journalists, meteorologists and network executives, and takes pride in helping talent grow quickly into the nation’s largest television markets. The work family of KBTX is made up of a group of dedicated, professional and passionate individuals who are the backbone of our daily mission.

Bryan-College Station, Texas is a community of more than 250,000 people and the largest single metro in the Waco-Temple-Bryan DMA. The twin cities have a unique small town feeling, but offers big city amenities, including a vibrant arts community, a city-wide, all-terrain trail system and world-class dining and nightlife. Bryan and College Station are routinely recognized as a leader in quality of life and as one of the fastest growing communities in the country. College Station is home to Texas A&M University, the nation’s largest university. Aggie home football games attract more than 100,000 in the stands, with tens of thousands more camped outside celebrating at tailgates during football weekends.  Learn more about KBTX at www.kbtx.com.

Job Summary/Description:

Work in KBTX’s state-of-the-art control center and you will be responsible for directing live and pre-recorded productions, as well as processing content for two television stations, KBTX.com and KBTX social media platforms.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Prepare/direct live and pre-recorded content for KBTX, CW8 Aggieland, KBTX.com and KBTX social media platforms.
• Work with other departments including KBTX’s newsroom to coordinate and produce top-rated television and digital programs.
• Monitor on-air signals for KBTX, ingest daily programming and commercials.
• Operate Ross Overdrive automation (including robotic cameras, Ross production switcher and audio console), iTX automation, VizRT graphics, Adobe Creative Cloud and supporting equipment in KBTX control center.
• Occasional operation of Edius or similar news editing software.
• Occasional operation of studio teleprompter.
• Regular care and maintenance of studio equipment.
• Work closely with other departments to meet daily demands as necessary.
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Team player with professional attitude and strong communication skills.
• Ability to multitask under time-sensitive deadlines.
• Strong technical and computing skills.
• Previous newscast directing and master control experience is preferred.
• Experience with Ross Overdrive, VizRT, iTX Automation and/or Adobe Creative Cloud applications is a significant plus.

This position requires schedule flexibility to work mornings, nights, overnights, weekends and changing schedules. A valid driver's license is required, as is regular and reasonable work attendance.

Come join our dynamic team, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now"

Additional Info:
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

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