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Ops. - Master Control/Production Technician (P/T)

Published: Jun. 10, 2020 at 5:13 PM CDT
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About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WTOK:

For over 63 years, WTOK has been the dominant news and community information source for East Mississippi and West Alabama. Our station has a rich history of community service, civic involvement, and being a catalyst of economic development with a focus on improving the lives of our viewers. By employing the latest in cutting edge technology, our staff is committed to providing accurate and timely news information on television and digital platforms that fit the lifestyles of those that depend on us. WTOK (ABC), Meridian’s CW8 and MyTOK2 are also committed to providing quality entertainment programming for all demographics that consistently deliver excellent ratings performance. Those commitments provide a highly effective marketing platform for area businesses to reach their potential customers. Our staff is truly a family that works together to continue the tradition of excellence that defines WTOK and our community.

Meridian, MS is a place people love to call home. The community has an amazing musical and artistic history that combines the best of a small town atmosphere with the amenities of a much larger city. We are the hometown of the Father of Country Music, Jimmie Rodgers, award winning actress Sela Ward, and the home of the new Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience. Meridian is also home to several highly impactful military installations, including NAS Meridian, one of only a few Navy jet fighter training units in the Country. With two interstate highways and a regional airport offering daily jet service flights to a major hub, Meridian is convenient to everywhere. Education and athletics are central to the lifestyle here, with three community colleges, two four year universities, and we are located less than an hour and a half drive from three major Division I universities with outstanding athletic programs. The area sports some of the best hunting, fishing, boating and golfing opportunities in the South.

Job Summary:

WTOK-TV has an opening for a Master Control Operator/ Production Technician. The duties include monitoring all three of our stations as well as routine operation of Harris automation system, recording and preparation of satellite programming for later broadcast, keeping program logs and performing studio duties related to the production of local programming. A flexible schedule is required for this position, including holidays, nights and weekend hours. Applicant should be very computer literate and technology oriented with a high degree of attention to detail.

General Responsibilities:

- Monitoring all three stations

- Routine operation of Harris automation system

- Recording preparation of Satellite Programming for later broadcasting

- Keeping program logs

- Performing studio duties

- Flexible schedule

Requirements

- Very computer literate and technology oriented with a high degree of attention to detail is required

- Television broadcasting experience preferred but not required

- Must pass a Drug screening and Motor Vehicle report

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach resume

Additional Info

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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