Technical Media Producers work with newscast producers to create, code and direct live newscasts and productions using Ross Overdrive automation systems. The “TMP” is responsible for master control operations including rolling commercial breaks, monitoring the on-air signal of WSFA and 4 subchannels, noting EAS and emergency notifications and ingesting commercials. This position interacts between the news, sales and engineering departments requiring good communication skills. Computer literacy is required.
Responsibilities:You will work alongside newscast producers to creating coding for newscasts. Direct live newscasts and recorded content. Monitor on-air signals for WSFA and 4 subchannels while keeping required FCC documentation for transmitter logs, EAS notifications and closed captioning. Ability to setup satellite, LiveU and microwave live shots. Ingest commercials and communicate with sales and traffic departments to ensure commercial spot delivery. Maintain discrepancy reports to document on-air issues with programming and newscasts. Assist engineering with studio maintenance and upkeep. *** Please note, the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above ***
Requirements:Qualifications/Requirements: ◾ Position desires someone with at least one year's experience at a commercial TV station. A background in communications with strengths in video and editing is desired. Newscast directing experience is a plus. Master Control Operator experience is also a plus. A keen interest in computer technology is highly desired
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