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Broadcast Technician

TV Technician

Full time- regular

WVIZ/PBS ideastream, Cleveland’s Public TV station, is seeking a Master Control Technician. The Technician must assure programming is broadcast on schedule and in accordance with quality standards. Also performs all tape room functions.

  1. Sample Duties include:

 

  • Program/monitor automation systems for a multi-channel television operation; assure all programs are cued and broadcast on time.
  • Assure all programs are available to the automation systems on a timely basis
  • Monitor EAS and Perform EAS procedures in accordance with FCC regulations; run weather or special crawls as required. Monitor on air signal at all times; correct problems or seek technical assistance.
  • Read electronic scopes and adjust signal as required.
  • Maintain updated knowledge of FCC rules and regulations.

Qualifications

 

               Knowledge/skills/aptitudes:

 

Knowledge of basic electronics (audio/visual scopes). Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations.  Demonstrated ability to operate required video/audio equipment. Computer literacy, experience operating windows applications. Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills. Demonstrated ability to work without close supervision. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to react quickly and accurately in a fast paced “live” environment.

 

Experience: 

Experience in broadcast operations very helpful.

            

Education:

 

Associate’s Degree or Technical Training in video production/engineering technology or equivalent experience.

Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment:

               

Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices. Physical ability for fine motor manipulation of instruments. 

For more information go to  www.ideastream.org/careers and click on the position desired. There you can review full job descriptions, additional requirements and apply.

ideastream is an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply; we value diversity in our workplace.

 

 

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Engineering Operation Manager

 

Position Summary:

Primary accountability for managing WVIZ/PBS, WCPN, and WCLV ideastream engineering operations processes of broadcast, production, operation and maintenance, and design/maintain operational workflows.

                                               

  1. Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Direct and manage staff: select, hire, train, coach, counsel and assure performance and morale
  • Responsible for engineering operations and logistics.
  • Acts as liaison between WVIZ/PBS, WCPN and WCLV.
  • Responsibility of knowledge of systems and communications.
  • Liaison between content creators and engineering.
  • Establish and implements department goals annually to meet organization’s strategic objectives.
  • Manages radio engineering teams
  • Coordinates events for all 4 platforms involving technology staff
  • Assure that Capital Inventory is accurately maintained.
  • Maintains schedules for maintenance/support contracts
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • Knowledge/skills/aptitudes

    • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
    • High level of communication skills
    • In-depth knowledge of technologies of television, radio, audio, broadcast automation, and operations
    • Knowledge of general FCC rules and regulations
    • In-depth knowledge of project management
    • Demonstrated technical knowledge and competencies.
    • Leadership and supervisory skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to integrate a variety of activities.
    • General management skills in budgeting, planning, and personnel supervision.

     

    Experience: 

    Seasoned level of experience in broadcast engineering operations

    Education:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering; or ten years broadcast engineering experience and supervision.

     

               Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment:

            

    Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices. Physical ability to walk, climb on ladders, lift up to 50 pounds of weight

    For more information go to  www.ideastream.org/careers and click on the position desired. There you can review full job descriptions, additional requirements and apply.

    ideastream is an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply; we value diversity in our workplace.

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Part-Time Production Assistant - WQAD

Our production department is looking for a team member to join an already dynamic behind-the scenes team. Do you like being in the center of the action? If you have a can-do attitude and like working early or late, we need you!!!

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Operate teleprompter
• Edit video
• Ensure all pre-newscast details are completed and ready for air
• Maintain a clean and organized studio
• Set up and maintain studio lighting
• Assist production and news departments during breaking coverage
• Others duties as assigned which may include, assisting Director, running graphics during live newscasts, updating station website

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
Production experience is helpful but not necessary. Basic computer skills are required. Must be able to multitask. Communication skills are essential for this position. Must be able to verbally communicate professionally and effectively. Must also be able to communicate precisely particularly during tense situations under time constraints.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Dexterity to operate computer, editing equipment and cameras. Ability to stand for a hour or more. Vision to follow written scripts and to focus cameras. Ability to move hands quickly for hand cues.

RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL CONTACTS 
Production staff 
News staff 
Creative Services staff

EXTERNAL CONTACTS 
Guests of Newscasts
General Public

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send resume to Tom Maloney, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, IL 61265-6061 or email at tom.maloney@wqad.com


Equal Opportunity Employer

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 more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. 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 visit www.tribunemedia.com.

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News Production Assistant / Audio Operator - WCIV-TV

WCIV-TV is seeking a full-time production assistant.

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News Photographer II - WJAC-TV

WJAC-TV is looking for a creative and dedicated full-time News Photographer! We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. The candidate should have two years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. You will cover day to day general, in-depth features and investigative assignments. We are shooting full High-definition (HD) on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic, and a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position.

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Casting & Talent Relations Manager

Based in our New York City location, Fuse Media is currently seeking a Manager within the Music and Talent Relations Department. This role will lead the talent casting conversation in identifying best ideas for casting and booking celebrities into Fuse series and creative initiatives. It will be charged with identifying key talent, building and managing relationships with, and developing new ideas to grow this talent across all of our platforms. In addition, this role will also serve as a strategic adviser between talent/content creators/influencers and internal departments including content, sales, social, creative, PR and events. The ideal candidate is a pop culture junkie that lives and breathes the latest trends in music, fashion, food, technology, influencers and megastars with an intuitive sense of what will resonate with Fuse’s multicultural millennial audience.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Research, identify and track celebrity/creator/influencer casting candidates for creative development with a focus on musicians, social media celebrities, YouTube creators, and mainstream actors and athletes
  • Responsible for external outreach to talent, negotiate appearance parameters, confirm bookings, and work with their respective external teams to ensure promotional success for activations/launches 
  • Analyze social footprint and related engagement to prioritize casting process
  • Source examples of previous interviews and compile profiles of developing talent personalities
  • Contact and pitch appearance talent; negotiate fees and outline requirements; confirm and manage details, timing and logistics; ensure talent arrival, participation and anticipate talent needs during production process
  • Upon completion of each appearance follow-up with representatives to inform them of key dates and coordinate promotion agendas
  • Close each production cycle by compiling an engagement report recapping participation, production debriefing notes, general feedback and improvements relating to talent appearances
  • Facilitate flow of accurate and timely information amongst Marketing, Social, and PR departments relating to talent bookings
  • Source and circulate creative materials and details from talent managers for internal use

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Must have a strong passion for, affinity with and connections into the multicultural millennial worlds of music, fashion, food, technology, influencers and superstars.
  • 5+ years of experience within an entertainment company that develops content for an 18 to 34 multicultural audience
  • Undergraduate Degree in Fine Arts, related field or equivalent professional experience
  • Previous experience in the casting process – developing ideas, profiling personalities, matching to creative brief, researching social and analyzing engagement
  • Relevant experience across key social media properties including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Snap, Instagram, and others
  • Existing client relationships and contacts amongst social creators, personalities and influencers
  • Content/Program/Campaign development experience participating within a team that took a concept from ideation to launch.
  • Must have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

 

Please submit an online application via our careers page, here.

Fuse Media is an independently owned multiplatform media company reflecting the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience. The company’s media brands include the Fuse and FM linear and video-on-demand (VOD) channels; Fuse.TV online and mobile websites; the Fuse TV mobile and over-the-top (OTT) apps; a podcast network; several branded social media channels; and live events. Fuse network is currently available in approximately 70 million households and FM reaches over 43 million households.

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Manager of Employee Engagement & Communications - FUSE MEDIA

POSITION SUMMARY

Fuse Media is currently seeking an experienced, high-energy, creative, people-oriented, employee communications professional to play a pivotal role in building upon our company’s culture. This role will be responsible for developing, driving, and maintaining a wide variety of programs and events designed to engage, recognize, and communicate with our nationally-distributed team.  Our people and our culture are the foundation of our business.  The mission of the role is to ensure that the core elements of our culture are well-defined and ever-present to our employees, that engagement of our team is set in a foundation that supports our positive, high-achieving, collaborative, transparent and future-focused environment and that information is cascaded and consistently communicated to our employees.  The ideal candidate also is a pop culture junkie that lives and breathes the latest trends in music, fashion, food, technology, influencers and megastars with an intuitive sense of what will resonate with Fuse’s multicultural millennial audience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver employee communication solutions that inform, excite and engage our employees and ultimately drive business results
  • Create systems and programs to drive engagement, success and excitement: inspiring employees to perform at their highest potential throughout their career with Fuse
  • Organize and produce all employee-focused events including town halls, engagement and appreciation, networking, and other events - from agenda setting and selecting speakers, to promotion and execution
  • Identify/create tools to establish and plan for a regular cadence of internal messaging, as well as consistent updates of communications priorities which strive to connect, engage, and inform
  • Contribute to the strategy and drive narrative development and communications assets for our executive team (specifically the CEO) to the company through a variety of channels and touch points
  • Drives and supports internal employee satisfaction through effective and thoughtful communication of the “why” behind company actions
  • Ensures company-wide events enhance our culture by being connected to the company’s vision, strategic priorities and leadership principles
  • Works with the People & Culture team to build strong onboarding practices that provide a positive transition between the recruiting and onboarding experiences
  • Orchestrate a communications plan for organizational changes, and determine the best channels and messaging that helps the organization to digest, understand and embrace necessary change - ultimately leading to accelerated alignment
  • Develop, write and edit content for internal communication vehicles, including intranet, e-mail announcements, newsletters, webcasts, town halls/round table discussions and presentations

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8+ years of relevant experience – preferably in Media/Entertainment
  • Undergraduate degree in Communications, Human Resources, related field or equivalent professional experience – SCMP and SPHR Certifications preferred
  • Practiced understanding of the link between smart, strategic, creative communication and employee engagement
  • Demonstrable success in building, launching and driving employee engagement initiatives
  • High integrity, professional demeanour, and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Proven ability to translate business needs into strategic communications plans that advance the company’s goals
  • Proven experience in problem-solving and organizational management practices within a culturally-diverse work environment
  • Possess strong project management skills, effectively prioritizing workload to focus on the highest value activities  

 

Please submit an online application via our careers page, here.

To Reflect Today, The World We Want To Create Tomorrow

Fuse Media is an independently owned multiplatform media company reflecting the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience. The company’s media brands include the Fuse and FM linear and video-on-demand (VOD) channels; Fuse.TV online and mobile websites; the Fuse TV mobile and over-the-top (OTT) apps; a podcast network; several branded social media channels; and live events. Fuse network is currently available in approximately 70 million households and FM reaches over 43 million households.

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Director - WQAD

The primary focus of the Director is to develop a production plan for and direct newscasts and related productions.  Produce and direct, promotions, remotes and public service projects

Principal Responsibilities/Skills:

  • Develops a production plan for and directs newscasts and special productions. Also, responsible for the pre-production of certain elements and segments. Including various graphic formats.
  • Interacts with newscast producer to understand the content, tone, structure and pace of the newscast.
  • Must be able to work within and set up the scripting and production tools needed to prepare and execute the live newscast.
  • Leads the production team to creatively and technically execute the newscast.
  • Coordinates with the News and Creative Services Departments to achieve the graphic elements of the newscast.
  • Responsible for monitoring studio lighting and staging needs for any production they are involved in.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

Operation of Ross video switcher program, newsroom operating software, editor and other equipment necessary for live News and special projects including commercial and promotional spots. Good eye for composition and experience on a computer graphics platform. Ability to make decisions and react quickly in order to respond to last moment program changes and equipment malfunctions.  Possess the ability to give direction to Production staff in a clear and logical manner.  Be able to quickly interpret and react upon the producers’ request. Must possess a valid State Driver's License (or be able to get one). 

 

Education Requirements:

A college degree is preferred and/or two to five years WORK experience.

 

Physical Requirements:

Good manual dexterity in order to operate the numerous small push buttons and rotary switches on the equipment.  Good eyesight and hearing for the composition and evaluation of commercial production and programs.  Good hearing to be able to receive producer commands, program cues and run audio.  Headsets are used in communications.

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:

Send a resume and tape (or link) to Tom Maloney, Production Manager WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or you can e-mail him at tom.maloney@wqad.com.

 

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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 more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. 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 visit www.tribunemedia.com

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Multimedia Producer, Cultural Affairs

Great job in a great city!  Join an award-winning team of storytellers in the creation of a diverse array of multi-media projects highlighting Wisconsin culture, arts and performance. 

Wisconsin Public Television seeks a Multimedia Producer with 2 years full time professional video production experience; a high degree of creativity; vision; excellent writing skills; judgment; and flexibility.

Details:   http://wpt.org/AboutWPT/Employment/Multimedia-producer-cultural-affairs.

Betsy Nelson

Betsy.nelson@wpt.org,

608-262-5221

 

 

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Producer, Digital Video

PBS NewsHour is seeking a Digital Video Producer who will be responsible for strategizing, producing and managing production of original video content, especially designed for social and online consumption.  You will work closely with senior digital and editorial newsroom leadership and audience development team to create online content that maintains highest journalistic integrity and grows the reach and the following for the PBS NewsHour.  Primary responsibilities include desktop video editing and web publishing, original video production in the field, and researching news archives to develop and produce editorially rich storytelling designed for the social and online audience.  College degree and a minimum of four (4) years of experience in video news reporting and production, including online content, preferably for a national news outlet, required.

For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law

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