Now Hiring: Temporary Technical Media Producer

Title: Part-Time Technical Media Producer
Department: Operations
Reports To: Operations Manager
FLSA: Hourly, Non-Exempt
Status: Part-Time (29 hours per week)
Location: KY3/KSPR, Springfield, MO
Deadline to apply: January 13, 2019
Position Summary: Responsible for master control operation; transmitter remote control; video control; satellite reception control. Monitor all on-air content. Responsible for teleprompting newscasts, checking studio lights, coding newscasts for Overdrive, operating Cambotics, Logitech, and a basic knowledge of video switchers is must.
Essential Functions:
Operate the master control automation.
Oversee changing batteries in the wireless mics, IFBs and setting up anchor/reporter positions.
Code Scripts through ENPS
Anticipate/prepare for breaking news.
Monitor multiple program streams to ensure correct programming and commercial run times, record any discrepancies
Prepare the electronic playlist that facilitates program streams
Ingest commercials, programming, and other material into automation system for broadcast - input and trim spots
Operate Ross Cambotics.
Operate Ross Overdrive and must have a basic knowledge of video switchers.
Operate Logitech audio
Help change studio lights and operate a light board . . . setup studio for broadcast.
Operate Prompter for newscast
Tune in live shots for news
Coordinate satellite feeds
React quickly and appropriately to any issues with equipment and breaking news
Communicate any issues with detail, communicate with producers before live newscast on unusual changes.
Interact with other departments to obtain missing broadcast material, clarify instructions, and/or resolve technical issues
Work weekend and weekday shifts
Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Working Conditions:

Basic knowledge of TV video production
Video tape experience - must be familiar with multiple tape and tapeless formats
General knowledge of TV broadcasting
Working knowledge with Crispin Video Server
Working knowledge of Ross Overdrive and Cambotics
Basic knowledge of ENPS
Ability to follow written and verbal directions, able to communicate clearly
Must be able to operate analog and digital broadcast equipment, software, broadcast video tape recorders, video servers, audio/video routers, audio and video control consoles, satellite receivers, and television transmitters
Proficient use of computers including Microsoft Office and Google
Basic knowledge of station programming schedule
Ability to stay focused while monitoring signal quality and programming accuracy
Must be able to handle high stress situations and pressure deadlines
Able to react quickly to changing circumstances while remaining calm
Attention to detail is required
Must have good problem-solving skills
Leadership skills needed
Ability to work independently with little supervision, initiative to address issues immediately
Able to work well with others in the department as well as other departments
Must be flexible to work any shift including, weekend, overnights and holidays
Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment
High School diploma or GED is required
SBE certification a plus

Working Conditions:
Duties are performed mostly indoors in an office environment.
Employee will be exposed to atmospheric conditions
Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
Must have the ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to stand, walk, talk, hear, use hands and fingers, reach, grab, handle or feel, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. Regularly sit, talk, and hear.
Some nights, overnights, weekends and holidays may be required

To Apply: Send your application, resume, and link to your latest resume tape to:
999 W. Sunshine
Springfield, MO 65807

Or apply online at

KY3/KSPR is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

All job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screen and an acceptable driving record for driving positions.
This job description does not necessarily contain all of the actual or essential duties of this position.

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