News Content Specialist

Shreveport, LA
Posted: 2019-07-18

Description:

This position performs various roles for our studio operations and digital OTT productions. An ideal candidate for this position must thrive in a live production atmosphere and be able to react quickly to any issues that arise. We believe in cross-training as much as possible, meaning once you have the necessary training, you could be doing a different position every day. Daily duties for this position include running Panasonic PTZ Cameras, operating an audio console, running teleprompter and running graphics using a Chyron graphics system. This position is perfect for someone looking to get their foot in the door of a TV newsroom/control room. People in this job are exposed to every role in a newsroom/production control room and, in many cases, are able to use that information to grow further into a television career.

Responsibilities:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
*Operate Panasonic PTZ remote control cameras (6)
*Operate teleprompter
*Operate SSL C10 HD Plus audio console
*Operate Chyron Lyric graphics system
*Edit for newscasts using Edius software
*Contribute to digital platforms (OTT products, social media, etc.)

Requirements:

Requirements
Work well within a team environment and independently with minimal supervision
*Possess strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
*Computer literate and technically oriented
*Self-motivated, and a fast learner
*Good sight and hearing, excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Previous television experience is preferred

Qualified applicants, please apply and attach resume and link to your most recent work. Drug screen required.

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Additional Info
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

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