|Responsible for facilitating the overall look and presentation of News and Special Events production. Communicate/interface production requirements to production crew. Collaborate with producers to facilitate production elements, including music, graphics, lighting, camera-blocking, props, set furnishings, and all other related presentation elements. Generate and distribute technical rundowns. Generate daily Production Report detailing technical and operational notes from newscasts. Follow up and reconcile technical and operational issues related to daily production processes. “Call direct” daily newscasts and other studio and remote production, including Special Events, Creative Services, Sales and Community Affairs productions. Also “call direct” and code News production in Ross Overdrive automation. Can be designated for assignment to alternative production support positions as warranted by station and departmental business requirements. Including graphics and producing support on internal and external client productions, News Specials, Community Affairs, Sports, Special Events and new digital platforms.
|Bachelors Degree in Communications, Television Production or equivalent related experience. Five or more years professional experience in television production and directing. Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills. Must be an effective leader, positively motivate and effectively communicate with producers and production crew. Demonstrate composure and timely decision-making in a dynamic, fluid and high-pressure work environment that often typifies live News production. Possess a strong fundamental understanding of news video and audio production equipment technologies. Must be able to code show rundowns and “call direct” in a Ross Overdrive control room production environment. Willing to learn and adapt to new technologies. Possess working knowledge of News operating systems including OPUS, TONS, Clip-Edit, VizRT, or equivalent news production and operating systems. Microsoft Office/ Outlook knowledge also required. Work precisely under deadline and pressure of a live broadcast. Make quick decisions and provide accurate and timely instruction to crew during live broadcasts. Works well as a member of a team. Demonstrate creative and innovative thinking in all aspects of production responsibilities. Please send video demo with PL track.