Production Coordinator (Part-Time)

OVERVIEW: WITI is looking for a part-time Production Coordinator to assist with the production of live news broadcasts, commercial and promotional projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for constructing and maintaining lights and sets, cuing talent and assisting talents and guests with wireless microphones and IFB set up. In this role you will operate special equipment such as the teleprompter and lighting control board for production in and outside the studio. You will be responsible for cleaning the studio and reporting any malfunctioning equipment to your supervisor.

REQUIREMENTS: Qualified candidates will have a technical school education or equivalent experience in television or theater production procedures. Must have basic understanding of set construction, ability to handle simple tools and physically able to move studio fixtures. Must possess ability to communicate clearly and effectively to relay directions and work well in a team. Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms.

Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 197 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 115 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). Nexstar’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. Nexstar’s community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content while creating new revenue opportunities. Nexstar also owns WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information please visit www.nexstar.tv. Nexstar Media Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Posted on: October 10, 2019

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Weekday Morning Producer

WKOW-TV is looking for our next newscast producer who has with a passion for storytelling to join our team of producers. We’re looking for someone with a creative flair for style and presentation who knows how to showcase their newscast using video, graphics, social media and creative producing to make the show memorable. We want someone who can own their newscast and raise the bar every day.

Qualified candidates should possess strong writing skills, the ability to make quick decisions, a competitive nature and the desire to move into management down the road. You should be a creative self-starter who works well with minimal supervision, adapts to flexible schedules, takes ownership and thrives in a deadline driven, breaking news environment. A college degree in Journalism or related field, solid news judgment, writing skills and knowledge of AP style is critical. Knowledge of iNews, Word Press Content Management system and common software applications including MS Word, Excel and MS Outlook is preferred.

WKOW is part of Quincy Media, Inc., 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: October 9, 2019

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News Producer

Here it is. A great place at the perfect time to start your producing career! You get to tell great stories using a fantastic new set with tons of resources! And it’s not, crime, crime, crime. It’s smart, thoughtful, high-energy producing with a sense of purpose. You get to join a dominant station in a great town with a team of super nice people who will help you succeed. And if it sounds too good to be true—then you haven’t worked for us! You must be passionate about producing, thrive on breaking news and always, always willing to push the envelope. If this sounds like you, then WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin wants to hear from you.

We are searching for a Producer to join our 5pm news. Our award-winning newscast is fast-paced, video driven and anchored by some of the best newscasters in the business. Plus, your career can take off quickly with us. We are a family owned company who loves to develop talent and promote from within and that means you could be next. And if you like the outdoors and enjoy working with people you like, this could be a perfect fit. Central Wisconsin is gorgeous, and you are 10 minutes away from lakes, rivers, golf, a ski resort and more. A college degree and at least one year of experience are preferred. This is a Monday-Friday position.

Posted on: September 24, 2019

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Production Assistant

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Technical director for live and taped programming.
• Audio operator for live and taped programming.
• Create news graphics and promo tagging.
• Studio set-up/teardown.
• Other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:
• Degree in television production preferred or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Experience with broadcast-related equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Physical Demands & Work Environment: The Production Assistant must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time, 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 and outdoors. In addition, the Production Assistant 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.

WFRV and WJMN Television Stations and Nexstar Broadcasting are an equal opportunity employer

Posted on: September 18, 2019

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News Producer

WXOW News 19 is looking for a competitive and talented news producer to join our team. The ideal candidate is someone who values accuracy and creativity. Someone who can write and craft a newscast that will captivate our viewers. You’ll gain valuable experience not only in broadcast television, but also best practices for web and social media. You’ll need a two-year degree, at a minimum, experience and knowledge in broadcast journalism, and a clean driving record. Experience shooting and editing video and experience with Avid and iNews is a bonus. If you’re willing to work hard and learn fast, this job is the perfect entry level position.

Posted on: September 10, 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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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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