Media Operations Specialist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

Job Description

​​​WBIR-TV, a TEGNA owned NBC affiliate located in Knoxville, TN is looking for a Media Operations Specialist. The person filling this roll will be tasked with the technical directing and switching of our live broadcasts using Sony ELC Production Automation, operating our floor cameras, and some Master Control duties. WBIR-TV produces over 10.5 hours of live local content per day and the MOS is the last line of defense of that product before it hits air. We are seeking an individual who has the ability to execute transformation and growth of our visual product in the ever-changing world of live local news. This position is responsible for coding and punching our locally produced content, operating our floor cameras, and occasionally taking on tasks in Master Control. 

 

​This position is responsible for coding and punching our locally produced content, operating our floor cameras, and occasionally taking on tasks in Master Control. The MOS works closely with a team of production professionals and news producers to place the most compelling and clean products on the air. The ideal candidate will be required to provide technical support for the 10.5 hours of live production per day, and assist with occasional remote productions. We are looking for someone to bring some new, forward thinking production ideas to the table to help us adapt to a constantly changing viewer base.​​

 

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge and understanding of studio cameras, production switchers, video routers and audio consoles.
  • Efficiency with ENPS, Bitcentral, Vertigo, X-Play, ELC, and MOS speak a massive plus.
  • Experience with operation and installation of cameras, video switchers, routers, audio consoles, intercom and graphics systems.
  • Work closely with the News Operations Manager to facilitate any changes and updates to our automation systems as they work hand-in-hand with News Automation workflows.
  • Oversee the overall look of our product across multiple platforms.
  • Ability to work with a team of people to achieve clean newscasts.
  • Have a high attention to detail to find and correct problems before they hit air.
  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure.
  • Must have the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once.
  • Experience with both production and master control automation a plus.
  • Ability to work with a flexible schedule a must.
  • May require some nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be flexible with scheduling including but not limited to breaking news and illness.
  • College degree, technical degree, or equivalent experience required. ​

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.