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KTUU-TV Digital Content & Social Media Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KTUU, an award-winning station in Anchorage, Alaska, is seeking a part-time production assistant to join our staff. The successful candidate will be responsible for operating broadcast production equipment for producing newscasts and other special programming, and also for camera shots, audio, and technical direction of the newscasts. We`re looking for someone who has 6 months experience in a related field, with previous news operation experience in a live broadcast environment preferred. A high school diploma/GED is required, with vocational schooling preferred. A valid driver`s license, with a satisfactory driving record, is also required. The position offers a competitive hourly wage and some benefits, including paid time off, 401(k) and more.

KTUU is owned by a wonderful parent company, Schurz Communications, Inc., which owns television, radio, cable and newspaper properties throughout the country. Additional information on Schurz is available at www.schurz.com, and via the following video link: http://youtu.be/7OuMd2ikx7k

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operates studio camera and Chyron as directed by Producer and/or Director during newscasts or other special programming.
  • Responsible for operating the teleprompter, controlling the pace.
  • Use non-linear editing when necessary.
  • Operate audio board during newscasts or other special programming.
  • Responsible for the input and recall of all news graphics for daily newscasts and the construction and input of graphic elements for all production in studio and for mobile services.
  • Communicates instructions to talent and guests during live and live-on-tape productions.
  • Produce daily/weekly promos.
  • Must be able to perform routine studio and set maintenance, including regularly checking and changing studio lights.
  • Responsible to make sure studio is clean, ensure set and talent look their best.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Basic knowledge of television production.
  • Photoshop and After Effects experience a plus.
  • Must be able to maneuver studio cameras and pedestals to different heights, locations and angles.
  • Must be able to perform routine studio and set maintenance, including regularly checking and changing studio lights.
  • Working knowledge of studio cameras, Final-Cut Pro, Chyron, and Photoshop.
  • Basic knowledge of audio levels.
  • Strong initiative and attention to detail is required. •Must be able to follow written and verbal direction.
  • Excellent listening skills, good communication skills required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google.
  • Must be flexible to work other shifts.
  • Must be able to handle high stress situations and pressure deadlines.
  • Must be able to work with other departments and work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment.
  • Must have an energetic attitude and be able to represent all TV stations in public in a positive, professional manner.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates please visit the following web site: www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number KTUU2149 to learn more about the position and apply. NORTHERN LIGHTS MEDIA, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Offers of employment are contingent upon a pre-employment background check.

DEADLINE: 2014-12-04