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Company: Gray Television
Location: Jonesboro
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

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 KAIT: KAIT-TV is the ABC/NBC/CW affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and the #1 rated station in the competitive market. Jonesboro is home to Arkansas State University and several high-tech companies that focus on hiring and developing young professionals. Jonesboro is a quick drive to state parks, boating in the Ozarks, and a close drive to Memphis, Tennessee, and Little Rock, Arkansas. Jonesboro is one of the most desirable cities to call home. Job Description: KAIT the ABC/NBC/CW Affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas has an immediate opening for an Operations Manager. The Operations Manager will work in KAIT's state-of-the-art control center and will oversee the day-to-day On-Air operations. The successful candidate for this job would assist the Director of Engineering in maintaining the daily operations of the Operations department. These duties would include scheduling administration for the TMP staff; coordination of weekly show distribution; development and oversight of training programs for new employees and continuing education for current staff; and fill-in responsibility for sick co-workers. Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to: - Manage nine Technical Media Producers who direct newscasts execute master control duties and serve in an on-call capacity in support of their efforts.- Manage quality control workflows to make sure all programs and commercials are prepared and ready to air in a timely fashion.- Prepare and direct live and pre-recorded productions.- Work with other departments including KAIT's newsroom to coordinate and produce top-rated newscasts.- Operate Ross Overdrive automation (including Panasonic cameras, Ross carbonite series switcher, Caprica, and Ross Dashboard) and support equipment in KAIT's Media control center.- Operate the Stations' Master control systems.- Regular care and maintenance of equipment and studio.- Knowledge of FCC regulations about Television Broadcasts. Qualifications/Requirements: - Team player with a professional attitude and strong communication skills.- Ability to multitask under time-sensitive deadlines.- Strong technical and computing skills.- Previous newscast directing and master control experience is preferred.- Excellent time management and Attention to detail skills. Interested applicants can 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 who are interested in this position can apply through the -Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal) KAIT-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company 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, and 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 the first workday.

Keywords: Gray Television, Jonesboro , OPERATIONS MANAGER - KAIT, Executive , Jonesboro, Arkansas

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