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Production Supervisor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
Sunflower Broadcasting, Wichita, KS (DMA)
Schurz Communications
Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc., consisting of KWCH-TV, KSCW-TV, and satellite stations KBSD-TV, KBSH-TV, and KBSL-TV, is currently accepting applications for a full-time Production Supervisor. Join the dominant news station in Kansas and work in a new, state-of-the-art newsroom.

We’re seeking someone with 5+ years of television production experience, with prior supervisory experience preferred. The Production Supervisor is responsible for planning and supervising the production department, including budget, personnel and equipment.

An Associate`s degree, or some secondary education, and a valid driver`s license with a good driving record, are required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Functions

  • Direct and manage the personnel responsible for producing and/or directing newscasts and other special programming, including creating schedules, reports, and approving timecards (less than 50% of the time)
  • Interview, select, train, develop and coach production staff
  • Conduct performance evaluations
  • Develop and enhance procedures to ensure production quality expectations are met
  • Collaborate with newsroom managers regarding production requirements for on-location and/or other special programming
  • Create and manage departmental budget
  • Provide input in creation of capital budget requests for equipment and systems
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned
  • Direct and/or TD newscasts
  • Responsible for studio lighting and set-up when necessary

REQUIREMENTS:
Essential Skills & Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of, and hands-on experience in, television production
  • Strong knowledge of studio cameras, Vizrt, Ross switchers, and audio,
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Advanced computer skills to create schedules and reports
  • Must be flexible to other shifts
  • Must be able to handle high-stress situations and pressure deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to coach and develop staff members
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Be organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates please visit the following web site: www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number SUN1282 to learn more about the position and apply.

DEADLINE: 2013-04-06