• Engineering
  • Production
  • Cleveland

Website cleveland19news WOIO Cleveland 19 News

Posted on: March 19, 2024
Apply by: May 19, 2024

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.

WOIO TV CBS 19, The CW 43 are the affiliates serving Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. The station that is “First, Fair, and Everywhere” produces over 50 hours of News on a weekly basis! We are the market’s leader with our First Alert Weather – having won the most accurate weather in Cleveland for over 15 years! We carry Browns Football, the NFL, NCAA March Madness, PGA, and the number one network in the nation with CBS on WOIO… and now the Cavs. We are proud to be one of the highest-rated CW affiliates in the country with WUAB! Our digital products offer top-rated weather, news, entertainment apps (CLE Weekends), and multiple digital products to reach quality customers. We also produce original content with our OTT offerings to the Greater Cleveland communities.

Job Summary/Description:
The Technical Media Producer (TMP) Directs Newscasts, Special Programs, Breaking News, Live Sports, and Severe Weather, while also providing QC support to Network and Local programming. The TMP is responsible for directing live or pre-recorded productions using Ross Overdrive, w/ Chyron graphics, and Bitcentral playout. monitor on-air signals, transmitter, and FCC logs, ingest daily programming and commercials, and monitor Crispin programming playlist automation.

In addition to the attention to detail required by an MCO, this position also requires a close working relationship with news producers to create and execute dynamic, fast-paced newscasts. This position requires a positive team player with a passion for broadcast media.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•A Technical Media Producer (TMP) is similar to combining a master control operator, technical director/Overdrive operator, and a simple engineer help into one position.
• Monitor all broadcast streams for WOIO, WUAB, WTCL & WOHZ.
• Master Control Operation of live sporting events.
• Operate Ross Overdrive & Ross Acuity Switcher, Chyron graphics, and Bitcentral playout.
• Technical Direct live newscasts including breaking news, weather, specials, and sports.
• Daily work with ENPS newsroom computer system.
• Understanding of all equipment in the studio and master control area.
• Daily care and maintenance of equipment and studio.
• Operate master control Crispin Automation with a Harmonic Video Server, including the ability to effectively perform the following, commercial/program ingest & QC, Satellite operations, and controlling the automation system.
• Ability to operate between multiple control rooms with no change in overall performance, and proper effective communication within the TMP team.
• All Master Control needs including media management, automation playout, and quality control.
• Proficient operation and knowledge of Master Control operation and supporting equipment.
• Proper and effective communication with Newsroom personnel with the ability to handle changing situations.
• Ability to adhere to all FCC procedures and requirements.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Experience with Ross Overdrive, Chyron, Bitcentral, Crispin automation, and ENPS.
• Master Control experience with Crispin or any automation preferred.
• Flexibility with scheduling and job assignments.
• Computer experience and willingness to learn are a must.
• Experience in master control and or newscast directing is preferred.
• A successful applicant will be dependable, focused, detail-oriented, able to work under pressure with strict deadlines, and have strong multi-tasking skills.
• Needs to work and communicate well with others, but also be a self-starter.
• Ability to adapt to quick to instant changes in newscast to modify pre-planned scripting of news automation (Overdrive).

WOIO/WUAB-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company.

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

How to Apply

Interested in the program? Go to, type “Intern WOIO-TV” (in search bar)

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