Newscast Director

June 17, 2024 by Comments Off on Newscast Director

Website Arizona's Family KTVK/KPHO

Newscast Director

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 KTVK/KPHO:

Home to CBS 5, 3TV and Arizona’s Family Sports, Arizona’s Family produces more than 100+ hours of local news and programming every week. CBS 5 is Arizona’s Most-Watched Television Station, driven by the power of CBS programming and sports, while 3TV is one of the strongest Independent television stations in the country with its highly-rated morning show, Good Morning Arizona. And the reach of Arizona’s Family doesn’t stop with linear television. Azfamily.com is the market’s top performer in local multi-platform unique users. It is also home to Arizona’s Family Originals. Our in-house original content production team works on several long-form programs, documentaries, docuseries, and original podcasts, including True Crime Arizona, which is nearing 2 million downloads.

Arizona’s Family Sports is home to the state’s premiere sports franchises including the Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, Phoenix Rising and the Arizona Interscholastic Association high school state championships.

Job Summary/Description:

The Technical Producer operates the Grass Valley Ignite automation system for newscasts, commercial productions, and special projects. Excels in supporting all other aspects of live newscast production, including operating teleprompter, and handheld, jib, and gimbal cameras. Maintains the highest quality production standards. The Technical Producer is a positive team player with a passion for broadcast media.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

– Executes newscasts using Grass Valley Ignite Automation System and builds functionality within that system.
– Codes rundowns in ENPS.
– Supports all studio operations, including operating teleprompter and handheld, jib, and gimbal cameras.
– Communicates effectively with team members in the newsroom, as well as other departments to accomplish all station objectives.

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Completion of high school.  Bachelor’s degree in broadcast television or media preferred.
– Minimum 2 years experience in a live broadcast television environment with hands-on control room experience.
– Experience operating and maintaining automated newscast production systems.

– Experience operating handheld, jib, and gimbal cameras.

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

KTVK/KPHO-TV/Gray Television Group, 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.

 

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