• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Watertown,NY

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:

$32,000-$35,000/annually

Shift/Schedule:

Mon. – Fri.

Job Type:

Full-Time

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About WWNY:

Lights, Camera, Action…This is your opportunity to work in today’s fast-paced digital television industry! Since 1954 WWNY-TV has been a broadcast leader and pioneer for our television audience in the north country. We are a broadcast visionary. We are known for our state-of-the-art facility and premier technology. Often being the first to integrate innovative broadcasting products into our production and news departments. We bring big-city production and professionalism to upstate New York and have a dedicated, award-winning staff both in front of—and behind the cameras. If you want to build your career and work with some of the most professional and creative minds in the business, this is the job for you. Geographically, we’re nestled between Lake Ontario, the 1000 Islands, Southeast Ontario, Canada, the St. Lawrence Seaway, and the beautiful Adirondacks. This region offers an abundance of recreation and a plethora of things to do. Send your resume and reel to us right now!

Job Summary/Description:  

WWNY Television has an opening for a Technical Media Producer. Expected to maintain and ensure the broadcast quality of our on-air product and perform duties in a live control-room environment. Direct live and prerecorded productions as assigned for 7News programming. Performs live control-room duties in a fast-paced environment, including managing commercial playlists, executing program commercial/promotional changes, logging discrepancies, and upholding broadcast standards and FCC regulations. Strong attention to detail, multitasking, and time management skills are necessary. Direct live newscasts and working with the following platforms: Ross Overdrive automation, Ross production video switcher (Acuity), ENPS, Xpression Graphics, Adobe Suite, supporting equipment in Production/Master Control – including the ability to effectively perform operations with robotic camera operation, prompter operation, audio operation and a working knowledge of non-linear editing.

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

– Must work well unsupervised and within a team environment
– Must possess troubleshooting, analytical skills and work well under pressure
– Must be willing and able to work a varied schedule to support a broadcast environment which includes nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime. Candidate should be technically inclined with sharp computer skills
– Training provided
– Broadcast experience preferred, but not required
– Great communication and people skills
– Operating knowledge of PCs (graphics and automation computers).
– Must be a team player, self-motivated, focused, well-organized and solution-oriented.
– Must possess strong creative, organizational, and time management skills.

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Must be able to retain and practice FCC Rules, Regulations and Standards
• Valid NYS Driver’s License
• Strong computer skills
• Strong math/timing skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Must possess strong attention to detail skills

Physical Requirements
• Great communication and people skills.
• Operating knowledge of PCs (graphics and automation computers)
• Must be a team player, self-motivated, focused, well organized and solution oriented
• Must possess strong creative, organizational and time management skills
• Valid Driver’s License necessary
• Sitting or standing for long periods of time
• Good or corrected hearing and vision
• Good English-speaking skills, the ability to speak clearly
• Careful concentration, ability to stay focused
• Regular use of computer workstation/keyboard
• Occasional lifting of 20-40lb equipment (but not limited to) file boxes, camera bag, tapes, lighting equipment or supplies
• Ability to climb a 15-foot ladder
• Ability to clean off dishes in the parking lot and facility roof in inclement weather using a 10lb extended pole roof rake or brush
• Good hearing and vision necessary

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)

WWNY-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 virus 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