• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Harrisonburg,VA

Gray Television

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About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

We understand that life needs balance. That is why we offer our employees and eligible family members a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Comprehensive Medical(Rx), Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Health Savings Account with Company contributions
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employer-paid life and disability benefits
  • Paid parental leave benefits
  • Adoption and Surrogacy Benefits
  • 401(k) Plan, including matching and profit-sharing contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary benefits, including Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness, Accident Insurance, and supplemental life insurance coverage
  • Paid Time Off, including Relocation PTO
  • Focus on Caring

Salary/Wage:

$18.00/hr.

Shift/Schedule:

Mon. – Fri.  (3:00 am- 1:00 pm)

Job Type:

Full-Time

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About WHSV:

Located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, WHSV has been serving our community since 1953. Our family of networks now includes ABC, CBS, FOX and MeTV. In addition, we offer a full suite of digital marketing solutions – from streaming video to social media advertising. We are the Valley's number-one rated news source.

Celebrating our 70th year on-air this year, WHSV is the trusted and dominant television and digital media station in the Shenandoah Valley! We are a dynamic station and recent winner of the Virginias Associated Press Broadcasters 'Outstanding News Operation of the Year' (April 2023).  You'll be proud of the work and positive impact you can make here. WHSV is involved in the communities we serve. 

Job Summary/Description:

The Technical Media Producer has the general responsibility for directing live or pre-recorded productions as assigned, monitoring the station’s on-air signals, transmitter, and FCC logs, and ingesting daily programming and commercials. Regular assignments will involve directing specific newscasts, misc. station productions, and various elements for the web channel. The shift will be Monday through Friday 3am to 1pm. Other days and hours may be required, including holidays. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated, and the candidate must have suitable transportation to work, including during inclement weather conditions. The successful candidate will possess strong communication and people skills and an operating knowledge of PCs.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

• Operating – Ross Overdrive automation, Ross production video switcher, MCR / Harris automation, Platinum House routing system, VizRT graphics, Adobe Photoshop. •Successful candidate will operate supporting equipment in Production/Master Control – including the ability to effectively perform operations with robotic camera, prompter, and audio, and a working knowledge of in-house web production.
• Direct live and pre-recorded productions as assigned for WHSV
• Understanding of FCC broadcast regulations
• Occasional operation of Edius editing software
• Work with ENPS, newsroom computer system
• Understanding of all equipment in studios and production areas
• Dedication to care of equipment
• Work closely with all other departments to meet all daily demands
• Training of new personnel as assigned
• Assist in maintaining clean studios and production areas
• Variable work schedule due to changing shifts, turnover, station projects, etc.
• Other Duties as Assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Have some experience with live content, experience working with Ross switchers and Overdrive a huge plus
• Ability to learn and/or have knowledge of editing using any professional editing software such as Adobe Premiere
• Excellent communication, as working with other TMPs, producers, editors, and other stations requires constant communication
• Creativity and Passion are the biggest things that every TMP working at WHSV must have

Physical Requirements

• Sitting or standing for long periods
• Good or corrected hearing and vision
• Good English speaking skills, the ability to speak clearly
• Ability to carry moderately heavy equipment, cameras, tripods, monitors (greater than 50 lbs.)
• Possibility of in working extreme weather conditions
• Potential exposure to high noise or unusual light levels
• Ability to work on studio lighting fixtures on a ladder – higher than 10 ft.

Miscellaneous

• Work schedule will vary due to production/operation demands, or possible permanent schedule changes
• Work assignments will at times include mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays
• Regular and reasonable work attendance is required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated

Education Required

• High School or better

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WHSV-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus before the first workday.


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HOW TO APPLY

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.

https://gray.tv/careers