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MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR/NEWSCAST DIRECTOR - WWBT
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MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR/NEWSCAST DIRECTOR - WWBT

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Directors

Summary

WWBT, Richmond, VA has an immediate opening for a Technical Media Producer. A TMP combines the roles of a traditional newscast director and master control operator. A Successful candidate will have experience switching live television, be it in a newscast or a master control setting.

Category Directors  Producers 
Location Richmond, Virginia Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

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 85 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 WWBT:

WWBT NBC12, is the Gray-owned NBC-affiliated television station located in Richmond, serving Central Virginia and beyond; embodying excellence, innovation and community commitment. We fulfill our “On Your Side” brand promise through quality news, programming and information across all media platforms. Richmond (DMA 56), the capital of Virginia, is located on the incredible James River and offers a wide range of cultural and historical attractions.

Job Summary/Description:

WWBT, Richmond, VA has an immediate opening for a Technical Media Producer. A TMP combines the roles of a traditional newscast director and master control operator. A Successful candidate will have experience switching live television, be it in a newscast or a master control setting. Responsibilities include monitoring and logging playback of multiple over the air channels. Monitor and edit automation playlists to ensure correct playback of programming and commercial content. Monitor air to ensure WWBT is adhering to FCC and station guidelines. Ingest commercial content and programming from multiple sources including but not limited to Satellite feeds, FTP delivery, Pitchblue, and Pathfire. Direct newscasts using Ross Overdrive. Operate robotic studio cameras. Assign wireless mics and IFBs to talent as needed. Strong computer and communications skills are required. Knowledge of Crispin automation and Ross Overdrive are both a definite plus. WWBT operates 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

A successful candidate may be asked to work any shift including weekends or holidays. 3 – 5 years experience is preferred. If you are someone with a technical background and you enjoy a fast paced live television environment this position may be a perfect fit for you.

Qualifications/Requirements:

◽ Switching live tv experience
◽ Master Control experience
◽ Directing newscasts
◽ Robotic Studio Camera operation
◽ 3 years television experience in Master Control or Directing

◘ Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings search for station call letters and attach your resume

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, 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.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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