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Technical Media Producer

KLTV-TV

Location: Tyler, TX

Contact Name: Alison Clay

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

Job Description

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 KLTV:
KLTV is the dominant station in the Tyler/Longview, TX area of East Texas. We are an ABC affiliate and have been #1 by every ratings measure, uninterrupted in every newscast for 20+ years. We also have a very powerful, dominant digital presence in the market. We are a leader in the industry in digital innovation and digital products--operating and populating eight different apps and producing a nationally recognized, innovative, 18-hour a day live streaming news service from our newsroom on OTT, desktop and on our mobile apps.

We have our own doppler radar, fully-equipped storm chasing vehicle and news chopper.

Modern facility. Top notch equipment. Experienced News Managers. Positive, encouraging workplace with an emphasis on teaching job skills and journalism. Dominant station preparing for the future in a very powerful company in this industry. We believe we are among the best TV stations in the country.

Job Summary/Description:
KLTV has an immediate opening for a Technical Media Producer (TMP). This position includes both Newscast Directing and Master Control duties. This position has the general responsibility for directing live or pre-recorded productions as assigned, monitoring KLTV's and KTRE's on-air signals, transmitter, and FCC logs as well as ingesting daily programming and commercials. Regular assignments will involve directing specific newscasts, miscellaneous station productions, various elements for digital outlets and designing graphics for newscasts. Applicants should have operating knowledge of PCs and should possess excellent communication and organization skills. This is a perfect opportunity for someone looking to enter the industry of broadcast production.

- TMPs routinely direct newscasts and operate equipment in both News Production and Master Control where switching systems are preprogrammed and highly automated. When not directing and preparing for newscasts, they also monitor, maintain and operate master control automation equipment including preparing/ingesting program material. Maintain and confirm FCC compliance during scheduled shifts. This includes the master control responsibilities associated with both KLTV and KTRE as well as all digital signals.

-  Traffic / sales interface – this manager will be the liaison between traffic and master control and sales functions. This will include coordinating content ingestion and all functions needed for content delivery.

Other Duties:
-Operate automation system and video switcher
-MCR operation and automation
-Build VizRT graphics
-Operate equipment supporting production/master control
-Effectively perform operations with robotic camera, prompter, audio, and working knowledge of in-house web production.
-Edius editing
-Communicate effectively and efficiently with all members of the team
-Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
-Assist in maintaining a clean studio and production area
-Variable work schedule due to station needs
-Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

◾ Applicants should have an operating knowledge of PCs.
◾ Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is a plus.
◾ Should possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
◾ A valid driver's license is required as well as a good driving record.
◾ Pre-employment drug screening is a condition of employment.
◾ Newscast directing experience is a plus.
◾ Master Control Operator experience is a plus.

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", we encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter

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.