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Category:
Media – Journalism – Newspaper
Position/Title:
DIRECTOR/MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR – WTOC
Details:
About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

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 WTOC:

WTOC-TV is the dominant #1 station in Savannah, GA. We serve 17 counties in Southeast Georgia, known as the Coastal Empire, and three counties in the South Carolina Lowcountry.  WTOC excels in creating effective commercials for our advertising clients. We also create promotional campaigns for our #1 News programs that inform and engage the viewer.  WTOC 11 is the number one news source in beautiful historic Savannah, Georgia which was named the third-best city in the U.S. by Travel and Leisure.  As Savannah’s first TV station, WTOC’s community roots run deep. The call letters stand for Welcome To Our City.

Job Summary/Description:  

WTOC is looking for our next Director with a background in master control. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, calculated, and passionate when bringing the producer’s vision to life and balancing tasks in master control. This individual must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

– Directing live newscasts daily
– Monitoring and maintaining video and audio of Master Control
– Operating various types of broadcast equipment including PTZ cameras, audio mixers, and production switchers
– Creating clear and accurate reports of on-air discrepancies
– Coding newscasts for Ross automation

Qualifications/Requirements:

– 1 year of experience in directing, master control, production or related fields
– Demonstrated ability to prioritize complex tasks
– Ability to communicate effectively
– Strong organizational skills
– Understanding of FCC broadcast regulations
– Newscast Directing/Master Control/Production assistance experience a plus
– Knowledge of Ross Overdrive, Caprica, ENPS, and Crispin automation and playout systems preferred

Also, requires skill with Ross Overdrive automation, Ross production video switcher, VizRT graphics system, Evertz master control video switcher, Crispin Master Control automation, Edius editing software, and all supporting equipment in Production/Master Control; including the ability to effectively perform at the following: remote camera operation, prompter operation, audio operation, commercial/promo ingesting, program ingesting/segmenting, and desktop editing.

– The successful candidate must possess strong communication and people skills
– Knowledgeable at operating PCs and automation software
– Must be able to work effectively under pressure
– Work closely with other departments to meet all daily demands
– Flexibility with scheduling and job assignments
– Willingness to learn new hardware and software

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”, upload your cover letter, resume, and references (include samples of work)

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WTOC-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior by the first workday.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
12/5/2023
Closing Date:
3/4/2024
City:
Savannah
State:
Georgia
Experience:
– 1 year of experience in directing, master control, production or related fields
Requirements:
– Demonstrated ability to prioritize complex tasks
– Ability to communicate effectively
– Strong organizational skills
– Understanding of FCC broadcast regulations
– Newscast Directing/Master Control/Production assistance experience a plus
– Knowledge of Ross Overdrive, Caprica, ENPS, and Crispin automation and playout systems preferred
Contact:
If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.
Apply Online URL:
https://gray.tv/careers
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