The Technical Media Producer has the general responsibility for directing live or pre-recorded productions as assigned, monitoring of WILX’s on-air streams, transmitter, FCC logs and ingesting daily programming and commercial inventory(ies). Regular assignments will involve directing specific newscasts, misc. station productions, and various elements for the web channel.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Direct live and pre-recorded productions as assigned for WILX-TV10.
Require skill with the following: Ross Overdrive automation, Ross production video switcher, MCR / Harris automation, Utah House routing system, VizRT graphics, Adobe Photoshop. Require skill of all supporting equipment in Production/Master Control - including the ability to effectively perform operations with robotic camera operation, prompter operation, audio operation and a working knowledge of in-house web production.
Require skill for live truck operations and internet-based video operations (i.e. Skype or similar)
Understanding of FCC program & transmitter logs and FCC broadcast regulations.
Work with AVID iNEWS, newsroom computer system.
Prep Media for news as needed.
Understanding of all equipment in studios and production areas.
Dedication to care of equipment.
Work closely with all other departments to meet all daily demands.
Training of new personnel as assigned.
Assist in maintaining clean studios and production areas.
Variable work schedule due to changing shifts, turnover, station projects, etc. Overtime (for regular employees) will be possible per labor/management contract.
Other Duties as Assigned
Great communication and people skills.
Newscast directing/Master Control experience or Technical Directing experience in a system nearly identical to WILX.
Operating knowledge of PC’s and graphics computers (Vizrt knowledge and experience preferred).
Understanding of FCC broadcast regulations.
Pre-employment drug screening.
Sitting or standing for long periods of time.
Good or corrected hearing and vision.
Good English speaking skills, the ability to speak clearly.
Ability to carry moderately heavy equipment, cameras, tripods, monitors (greater than 50 lbs.).
May be working in extreme weather conditions, heat or cold.
Potential exposure to high noise or unusual light levels.
Ability to work on studio lighting fixtures on a ladder – higher than 10 ft.
Work schedule will vary due to production/operation demands, or possible permanent schedule changes.
Work assignments will at times include morning, evenings, weekends, holidays, and out-of-town assignments.
Regular and reasonable work attendance required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated.
Other Duties as Assigned
Job descriptions are subject to change at the discretion of management