Director/Technical Media Director

Company: Gray Television
Company Website
Location: St. Louis
Full Time

About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
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 KMOV:
If you are creative, smart, inquisitive, organized and passionate — we have a great job waiting for you at KMOV in St. Louis — the most watched station in all of Missouri and Southern Illinois. KMOV is one of the top CBS affiliates in the country, a leader in Market #23, and known for its award winning news and weather coverage, numerous community service projects, and effective broadcast and digital marketing solutions.

Job Summary/Description:
The Director /Technical Director has knowledge of Grass Valley Ignite Automation used for News, Lifestyle, and Sports shows – both live and live-to-tape. Candidates also have knowledge of Chyron systems and basic graphics creation, Avid iNews, teleprompter, and an understanding of studio operations, including handheld and jib camera operation. The Technical Producer is a positive team player with a passion for broadcast media. KMOV will be transitioning to Ross Overdrive and the Gray TMP workflow in November 2023. Knowledge of Overdrive and TMP workflow is a plus.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
* Executing newscasts using Grass Valley Ignite Automation System and building functionality within that system
* Coding rundowns in Avid iNews
* Supporting all studio operations, including running handheld and jib cameras
* Communicating effectively with team members in the newsroom, as well as various other departments in daily interactions
*Other duties, tasks and responsibilities may be assigned at any time

* Completion of high school. Bachelor’s degree in broadcast television or media preferred
* Minimum 2 years experience in a live broadcast television environment with hands-on control room experience
* Experience operating and maintaining the Ignite Automation system
* Experience operating Ross Overdrive and Master control automation systems is a plus
* Master Control automation experience preferred

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’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

KMOV-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company