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PT Production Technician

Posted at 3:48 PM, Feb 13, 2015

Job Title:  PT Production Technician

Station:  WTKR-TV

Reports to:  News Operations Manager

PURPOSE/REASON FOR THE POSITION:

The primary responsibility of the Production Technician is to direct newscasts, run audio; operate robotics and other production duties as assigned.

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:

-Direct clean newscasts

-Ability to run audio for any newscast

-Operate robotics/prompter for any assigned newscast

-Assist other directors in pre-production for any newscast

-Interact and work as a team with News, Graphics and News  Production.

-Support the Production Tech Supervisor with long-term news production projects

-Experience with posting webcasts to the internet

-Experience with Final Cut Pro editing

-Oversee episodic production as requested

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Operate audio and/or robotics/cambotics for any and all newscasts.   Overdrive and Final Cut Pro is preferred.  Must be flexible with regard to working hours, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.  Must possess the dexterity to operate typewriter, computer, editing systems and other such equipment.

Interested candidates must apply at www.wtkr.com or www.tribunemedia.com.

WTKR-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer