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. Possible other duties as assigned.

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 visitwww.tribunemedia.com. Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Posted on: June 19, 2019

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Video Editor – Part time

WKOW, the ABC affiliate in Madison, WI, has an opportunity for an ambitious, talented and creative video editor. The person in this position will edit news video for our weekend morning newscasts, other newscasts during the week, web and mobile news platforms. This part-time position is ideal for those who have completed course work or internships that would qualify them for the position. Ideal candidates are well versed in editing with AVID Newscutter or other non-linear editing systems, are creative self-starters who work well with minimal supervision, adapt to flexible schedules, take ownership and thrive in a deadline driven, breaking news environment. At a minimum, applicants must be enrolled in a college program leading to a degree in broadcast journalism or a related multimedia field. This is your opportunity to join an innovative television news organization in the Midwest and to reside in what Forbes names one of the most livable cities in America. WKOW is part of Quincy Media, a family owned company. Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Visit www.CareersAtQuincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities. WKOW Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted on: May 29, 2019

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Evening News Director

WQOW News 18 is looking for an energetic creative professional to direct our evening newscasts. You will be responsible for the coordination and production of compelling live television newscasts and local programs. This position is full time. This important position is responsible for directing, quality control, appearance, graphic creation, and video editing for our on-air product. This position is a key part of our newscasts and programming. In addition to directing, you will be required to shoot and edit video. The ideal candidate will have experience with live directing, excellent computer skills, strong communication skills, and can be a leader in a studio environment. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite is a plus, along with knowledge of cameras, non-linear editing, and graphic production. A two-year or four-year degree is preferred, but not required. If you are a quick learner and can communicate well, we want to hear from you!

Posted on: May 28, 2019

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Director

The Director II works in all areas of television production and is responsible for technical directing fast paced, complex newscasts and other local programming as well as assisting in completion of pre-production for newscasts.

Key Activities

  • Oversees the set up and operations of equipment including camera, audio, video and lighting. Constructs and dismantles set.

  • Ensures smooth operation of technical equipment and services during broadcast.

  • Troubleshoots technical problems during production or broadcast.

  • Directs assigned newscasts, which include “switching” newscasts and other productions, completing the pre-production for all newscasts and checking all sources prior to air.

  • Monitors the status of all live shots and content prior to a live newscast.

  • Works closely with news department, directors, producers, and promotions to ensure that the desired on-air look is attained with a minimal amount of errors.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in TV production or related preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a director/technical director.
  • Working knowledge of television station production equipment.

Skills & Abilities

  • Must be familiar with all aspects of television production including audio, switching, digital effects, camera operation and shot composition, lighting, and character generators.
  • Good working knowledge of computers.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities under extreme time constraints with poise and skill.
  • Solid leadership skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of proper composition, grammar and spelling.
  • Must have excellent communication skills; ability to give directions in a clear, efficient manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Capable of working well with commercial clients while adding a creative look to commercial spots.
  • Must be familiar with all aspects of television production……..lighting, character generators, and news automation.
  • Must be a team player.

Work Environment

  • Constant viewing of multiple video and computer monitors.
  • Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
Posted on: May 17, 2019

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Director, Morning News

WQOW News 18 is looking for an energetic creative professional to direct our morning newscasts. You will be responsible for the coordination and production of compelling live television newscasts and local programs. This position is full time. This important position is responsible for directing, quality control, appearance, graphic creation, and video editing for our on-air product. This position is a key part of our newscasts and programming. In addition to directing, you will be required to shoot and edit video. The ideal candidate will have experience with live directing, excellent computer skills, strong communication skills, and can be a leader in a studio environment. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite is a plus, along with knowledge of cameras, non-linear editing, and graphic production. A two-year or four-year degree is preferred, but not required. If you are a quick learner and can communicate well, we want to hear from you!

Posted on: May 15, 2019

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Production Assistant

WQOW, Eau Claire’s ABC Affiliate, is looking for a full time Production Assistant. Here is your opportunity to break into live television production by working behind the scenes for our evening newscasts. Learn how to edit video, create graphics, run an audio board, and other skills needed to put on a live television production. We are looking for a team player who can work well independently. We ask that you provide enthusiasm and have a passion for working in a fast-paced environment. On the job training is provided, but television experience is a plus. The majority of your time will be spent editing stories for our News Department. You will also assist the production crew during our evening newscasts. If you are a quick learner and can communicate well, we want to hear from you! Eau Claire is a great college town just over an hour from Minneapolis/St. Paul, with plenty of outdoor and indoor recreation, fun night spots, outdoor concerts, festivals and sports: www.thinkeauclaire.com. WQOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer. WQOW is owned by Quincy Media, a family-owned company with 19 televisions stations in seven states and a 100-year tradition of journalism leadership.

Posted on: May 14, 2019

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Weekend Newscast Director

KBJR 6 & CBS 3 in Duluth, MN is seeking a full-time weekend Newscast Director and Photographer. Our Emmy award-winning station utilizes the Ross Overdrive automated news production system. The successful candidate will have experience with live directing, excellent computer skills, people skills and leadership qualities in a studio environment. Experience with Ross Vision and Xpression products is a plus, along with basic knowledge of non-linear editing and graphics production. When it comes to storytelling, GoPros, LiveUs and a drone are some of the tools you’ll have at your disposal. We thrive on top notch journalism and creativity. Our company is part of Quincy Media, Inc. a family owned company.

Posted on: May 3, 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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