The Technical Media Producer has several responsibilities. The candidate is expected to be responsible for directing live and pre-recorded programming, including newscasts, updates, emergency weather coverage, public affairs programming etc. This person may also be called on to assist with studio production of commercial, promotional and public service programming. Other duties will include taking and prepping satellite feeds for syndicated programming, and ingesting programming and other air materials through Harris Auto Ingest. This person may also be expected to be called on for other duties in regards to news production such as operating studio camera, teleprompter and the audio console. Light editing duties including tagging daily promos, prepping commercials from third party sources using the editor, etc. This person will also have duties in the on air operation (Master Control) of WTOK and it's auxilary channels, MYTOK and Meridian CW. These duties will involve monitoring the proper operation of all air signals and making required timing and content adjustments on the Harris automation systems for the three stations to assure that programming and commercials, psa's and promos run as scheduled. This person will also be responsible for taking periodic transmitter readings and maintaining the transmitter log.
Prior directing experience and prior experience in other operational and production areas mentioned above is preferred. The candidate for this job should be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, holidays and overnight hours as required for breaking news or weather coverage.
To apply, contact Rachel Sloan, Human Resources, WTOK-TV 815 23rd Ave, Meridian, MS 39301 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pre-employment drug screening and MVR check required. WTOK-TV is a drug free workplace and equal opportunity employer.