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Meredith Corporation Senior Technical Producer in Springfield, Massachusetts

Details: The Senior Technical Producer oversees the successful operation of all technical aspects and production tasks of the broadcast station. Evaluates newscast production workflow and create technical procedures and supporting documentation. Works successfully with all relevant ancillary staff, including Engineering and I.T. Interacts at any given time with the news department to enhance final work product. Responsible for proper function of on air use of all Grass Valley Ignite systems and any future upgrades including installation. Function in supervisory role to Operation department as designated by Director of Operations. Experience: Essential Job Functions Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results 75% Supervises and executes operation of automated control room system, studio/remote cameras, broadcast graphics and other related television production equipment including teleprompters, microphones, and lighting. Code rundowns for newscasts. Build code as necessary for newscasts. Coordinates breaking news and executes live and taped productions in the control room. Coordinates and triggers internal and external commercial breaks. Monitors Airclient playlist and ensures proper playlist structure and timing of newscasts. Monitors and works creatively to constantly improve and evolve the look and execution of newscasts. Edits and sends topical promos to master control. 15% Manage and create Ignite effects, Viz templates, and Adobe graphics and animations to improve and enhance the quality of on air product. 10% Coordinate and execute preventative measures on control room equipment and systems. 100% Requirements: Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered. Education: Associate?s degree in Electronics or Engineering. Bachelor?s degree in related field highly preferred or equivalent experience Experience: Three years experience in Control Room operations. Experience maintaining technical equipment in a television broadcast or post-production facility. Must possess mid-level experience and knowledge of computers and servers in support of I.T. Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to install and configure computer hardware and software, and troubleshoot computer-related problems in support of broadcast-specific technology. Ability to communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues. Must approach technical and other issues with success in mind and execute tasks to achieve overall station success. Ability to prioritize and make changes to work plans without loss of efficiency or composure. Ability to make well-informed decisions quickly while under pressure. Ability to self-manage multiple projects and tasks. Ability to work a flexible work schedule in support of a 24x7x365 Broadcast operation. % Travel Required (Approximate): 10%