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Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WXIN/WTTV a Tribune Broadcasting station has an opening for a Master Control Operator to work in our Indianapolis Regional Operating Center.

The Master Control Operator performs a variety of tasks related to the preparation of material for on-air playback via an automation system, supporting a 24/7 TV broadcast company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor the automation system for proper event execution; accurately check every aspect of each log in the automation system
  • Prepare syndicated programming
  • Run commercial breaks during newscasts, as well as high value network and sports programming
  • Verifies material airing via the program log; researches and contacts appropriate source for missing material
  • Keep all stations in compliance with FCC rules and regulations governing television
  • roadcasters including EAS requirements, closed captioning logs and compliance with the FCC Children’s Television Act
  • Monitors transmitters and tower lights under the FCC regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors’ degree in telecommunications preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 1-2 years’ experience in Master Control required
  • Experience in a master control HUB preferred
  • Knowledge of automation systems preferred
  • Ability to use IT-based equipment in a broadcast environment
  • Knowledge of satellite spot delivery systems preferred
  • Familiarity with server playback and recording
  • Must be able to work independently and have the ability to problem-solve
  • Must be able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends 

Equal Employment Opportunity
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HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-06-28

Producer, News

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Indianapolis location.

The Producer must be a strong storyteller who brings energy and is ready to take on a challenging new opportunity! This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing the newscast.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write, manage and approve content for air
  • Collaborate with Editors, Associate Producers and the assignment desk to select stories for coverage
  • Execute error-free newscasts and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
  • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
  • Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 2+ years previous news producing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays

Equal Employment Opportunity
#TBMB

HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-06-20

Production Technician

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Production Technician to work in our Indianapolis location.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Run studio and control room equipment, ENG and robotic studio cameras, teleprompter, audio board for newscasts
  • Set up and operate studio cameras, monitors and teleprompter
  • Verify all light fixtures, props, monitors and set pieces are in position and functioning properly
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors’ degree preferred
  • 1+ years relevant experience required
  • Knowledge of television studio operations – studio camera, teleprompter, audio and floor directing required
  • Must be able to source and solve equipment problems in the studio and control room
  • Must be able work independently and have a strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to work weekends, evenings and/or holidays as required

Equal Employment Opportunity
#TBMB

HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-03

Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Sales Assistant to work in our Indianapolis location.

The Sales Assistant will assist the sales management team with advertising efforts while developing skills and job knowledge for possible future role of Account Executive.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the sales management team by coordinating advertiser account activity inside the station
  • Generate and review data/reporting for client analysis
  • Facilitate schedule change communication through various software systems
  • Notify clients of program changes and late runs; create order revision in event of late orders and schedule changes
  • Work cross-functionally with other internal departments to coordinate copy instructions/programming
  • Schedule client appointments and provide AE’s with reporting as requested
  • Review and file contracts and invoices
  • Research invoice discrepancies; solicit payment from clients as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 1-2 years’ experience in support role
  • Prior experience in a sales department preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Must be proficient with MS Office

Equal Employment Opportunity
#TBMB

HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-04

Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Part-Time Editor to work in our Indianapolis location.

The Part-Time Editor will be able to creatively take assigned work from concept to completion.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with content gathering and story development
  • Create, compile and edit multiple daily newscast packages
  • Work with and support producers and designers to visually enhance information in the newscast
  • Demonstrate sense of urgency with breaking news
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 2+ years non-linear editing experience
  • Final Cut Pro X experience required
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, After Effects, Pro Tools a plus
  • Strong creative writing skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays

Equal Employment Opportunity
#TBMB

HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-13

Production Technician

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Production Technician to work in our Indianapolis location.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Run studio and control room equipment, ENG and robotic studio cameras, teleprompter, audio board for newscasts
  • Set up and operate studio cameras, monitors and teleprompter
  • Verify all light fixtures, props, monitors and set pieces are in position and functioning properly
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors’ degree preferred
  • 1+ years relevant experience required
  • Knowledge of television studio operations – studio camera, teleprompter, audio and floor directing required
  • Must be able to source and solve equipment problems in the studio and control room
  • Must be able work independently and have a strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to work weekends, evenings and/or holidays as required

HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-12