Technical Media Prod. (P/T – ASSO) – WIBW

Technical Media Prod. (P/T – ASSO) – WIBW

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 WIBW:

WIBW Television has been Northeast Kansas’ News Leader going on 69 years. The station is a CBS affiliate and has a long tradition of excellence in producing 28 1/2 hours of news every week, as well as timely news and sports special programs. The station has just added OTT programming to go along with the daily newscasts, social, web and digital reporting. In Northeast Kansas, weather is often the #1 News story and the 13 Weather team is a leader in covering the ever-changing weather. Excellent weather coverages dates back to the devastating tornado that struck Topeka in 1966. WIBW TV is located on the developing animal research corridor between Kansas City and Manhattan, Kansas. Our News and Sports reporters cover the University of Kansas, Kansas State University, Emporia State University and Washburn University. And the Kansas City professional teams are also prominent in the station sports reporting. WIBW TV was the first station in Kansas, going on the air in 1953 and the station continues to produce the very best in news, weather, sports, web and digital reporting.

Job Summary/Description:

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.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

▪ Direct live and pre-recorded productions as assigned and monitor all on-air streams
▪ Require skill with Ross production video switcher, master control video switcher, Harris automation, VizRT graphics, Adobe Photoshop and all supporting equipment in Production/Master Control; including the ability to effectively perform at the following: robotic camera operation, prompter operation, audio operation, commercial/promo ingesting, satellite


· Newscast directing/Master Control experience or production assistant experience
· Operating knowledge of PC’s and graphics computers
· Understanding of FCC broadcast regulations

Physical Requirements:

· Sitting or standing for long periods of time
· Good or corrected hearing and vision
· Good English speaking skills, ability to speak clearly
· Ability to carry moderately heavy equipment, cameras, tripods, monitors of up to approximately 50 pounds
· May be working in extreme weather conditions, heat or cold
· Potential exposure to high noise or unusual light levels
· Ability to work on lighting fixtures on a ladder

Miscellaneous –

· Work schedule will vary due to production/operation demands, or possible permanent schedule changes
· Work assignments will at times include morning, evenings, weekends, holidays, and out-of-town assignments
· Regular and reasonable work attendance is required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated
· Other Duties as Assigned

*** Great communication and people skills ***

Interested applicants may 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)

WIBW-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, 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.

Additional Info

Job Type : Part-time

Job Function : Engineer/Operations

Application Link :

Location : Topeka, KS

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