Production Coordinator

OVERVIEW: WITI is looking for a Production Coordinator to assist with the production of live news broadcasts and commercial and promotional projects by operating equipment such as studio cameras, teleprompters and lighting equipment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for studio lighting and constructing and maintaining sets. You must be familiar with a lighting grid. You will be cuing talent and assisting talent and guests with wireless microphones and IFB set up. In this role you will operate special equipment such as the teleprompter and jib camera. You will be responsible for cleaning the studio and reporting any malfunctioning equipment to engineering.

REQUIREMENTS: Qualified candidates must have studio lighting experience and a basic understanding of set construction. The ability to handle simple tools and physically able to move studio fixtures is required. Must possess ability to communicate clearly and effectively to relay directions and work well in a team. Candidates will have a technical school education or equivalent experience in television or theater production procedures.

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Posted on: April 19, 2019

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WFRV-TV Local 5 has an immediate opening for a full-time director.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Direct live newscasts and other live/taped programming.
• Coordinate the efforts of the production crew during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.
• Work with producers to maximize production possibilities within newscasts and other programming.
• Technical directing, audio operation and other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• High school diploma
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Proficiency with broadcast control equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Must be able to work weekends.

Physical Demands & Work Environment: The Director must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Director must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Posted on: April 17, 2019

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Production Assistant

WFRV-TV Local 5 has an opening for a part-time Production Assistant

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Operate studio & remote cameras, floor direct and run teleprompter during live broadcasts and other programming.
• Set up and maintain studio for broadcasts. 
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:
• Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
• Entry level position.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Experience with other broadcast-related equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Includes weekend work.

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Production Crew Member

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with “MeTV,” Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the “Movies!” Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the “DECADES” Network, the “H&I” Network and the “Start TV” Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel’s local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Production Crew Member

WDJT-TV CBS 58 is searching for full-time Production Crew Member to join our growing news team. You will be responsible for floor directing and prompting live and taped programming on CBS58, WMLW, and Telemundo Wisconsin. The ideal candidate should be willing to learn other aspects of Production including the use of iNews and Grass Valley Production systems. The candidate must exhibit the ability to troubleshoot issues; adapt quickly to change; and make good judgments in tense situations. This position requires a flexible schedule including working holidays/nights/weekends.

We offer a competitive compensation package, employer contributed health and welfare benefits, paid time off, paid qualified FMLA Leave, and much more! Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

Posted on: April 15, 2019

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Captioning Assistant

Wisconsin Public Television is seeking a Captioning Assistant to support all caption-related work, ensuring closed captions meet or exceed FCC and WPT caption standards, and creating journalism-worthy transcripts of WPT content. Must possess excellent research, writing, and communication skills, including mastery of English spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Candidate will need to be self-directed and able to work independently.

Posted on: April 1, 2019

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News Producer

WLUK-TV FOX 11 Green Bay has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. Good Day Wisconsin is the #1 morning newscast in Northeast Wisconsin.  We are searching for someone who thrives on creative journalism.  The combination of hard news and morning information will allow your creativity to shine. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our morning newscasts and digital content. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer and the Assistant News Director on the newscast block and its content. In this position you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our web site.

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Posted on: June 3, 2016

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