Updated: April 7, 2020
The following represents brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and, /or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.
P/T PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN – (Regular Part-Time / Orlando): We are looking for a part-time Production Tech with working knowledge of AM, PM News and other show formats. Ensure that talent and guests microphones have charged batteries, that microphones are on proper frequency, turned on properly and have corresponding IFB’s (when applicable). Conduct proper studio microphone and live-remote audio checks prior to air and inform director immediately if any source is not suitable for air. Ensure talent is on the set, miked and informed of the cues in use. Prior to air, verify that all studio equipment is working properly. QC audio levels and mix using QC monitor in audio booth. Ensure all RTS panels are labeled correctly with proper studio or remote talent prior to live or taped broadcasts. Update music request playlists on a daily basis with music requested from executive producers. Know camera-blocking positions for newscasts. Ensure camera shots are in focus and framed according to camera directives from Director. Create creative bump shots along with standard formatted shots. Be familiar with Sony ELC coding and show execution to fill in as needed. Make minor repairs to IFB’s, microphones, monitors and audio board as needed. Operate prompter when talent is unable to do so as assigned. Understand basics of lighting panel. Maintain audio booth, prop room, cameras and prompters. Interact effectively and professionally with talent, producers and crew. CLICK HERE TO APPLY
BROADCAST TECHNICIAN – (Regular Part-Time / Orlando): Ensure all elements of on-air presentation are of the highest quality by performing the following duties. MCR Operator: Safe and proper operation of TOC and iTX automation system equipment. Switch on air programming, commercials and promotional materials as directed by station log. Tune in and troubleshoot satellite receivers to record programs for air and spot check for quality. Tune in and troubleshoot local area microwave live shots. Operate and monitor remote transmitter. Observe and maintain video and audio levels to FCC specifications. Observe on air monitor to ascertain problems with transmission such as loss of audio or video signals, and press buttons to access and transmit technical difficulties sign or station identification to viewing audience. Identify and troubleshoot technical problems. Prepare report describing problems encountered during transmission of program or station break and reason for problems. Describe problems and solutions using thorough, clear and concise language comprehensible to non-technical personnel. Transfer programming and commercials from server to automation system. Check timing of segments on programming. Regularly set up, adjust, assemble, control, test and operate station equipment to meet on-air broadcast requirements. Maintain high degree of quality control. Perform FCC required compliance procedures. Stay current with emerging technologies and industry changes. Production Tech duties. Qualifications: Experience in the master control and news production environment. College Degree or two years equivalent experience in the broadcast industry. CLICK HERE TO APPLY
MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): We are recruiting for an enterprising content creator. We're looking for a go-getter who uses their writing, shooting, editing and live presentation skills to engage viewers. Ideal candidate will fight for the lead story every day. This reporter must be a strong journalist, great communicator and a positive leader inside and outside of the newsroom. Successful candidate will fully embrace digital content creation and be a champion of social media. Preferred candidates will have a degree in Journalism or related field. CLICK HERE TO APPLY
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Write stories for news programs and use across the station’s digital platforms, including text stories, photos, links and related information. Select appropriate video and sound for stories on air. Assist anchors, reporters, and producers in preparing stories for broadcast and the web. Produce newscasts as needed under management supervision. Seek out and identify engaging content and post on the station’s social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Work with the assignment desk in gathering information from various news sources and determining the newsworthiness. Keep news staff apprised of breaking news and changes in assignments. Make beat check calls to law enforcement and other governmental agencies. Communicate with affiliates to ensure continuity of coverage. College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism or equivalent job experience. Strong creative writing skills and news and editorial judgment are a must. Must be proficient in social media and have an eye for content that will engage viewers on social media. Must be well organized, able to manage multiple projects and work well under deadline pressure. Must be able to deal effectively with people. Working knowledge of newsroom computer systems, the Internet, graphic and production equipment, and ENG & SNG remotes is strongly preferred. CLICK HERE TO APPLY
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