Raycom Media News/Content Specialist in Memphis, Tennessee

WMC Action News 5 in Memphis, Tennessee seeks a fulltime News Content Specialist to join our team.

Job Duties

  • Operate all studio equipment which include studio camera, cg, audio, graphic art and prompter

  • Operate studio cameras for live and non-live news and talk show programs

  • Operate audio board for live on location news and non-news programs

  • Edit video materials using Edius non-linear editing system

  • Operate AutoScript teleprompter system

  • Operate Chyron LEX system as well as build graphics using Photoshop for daily newscast use

  • Contribute to news content team writing for broadcast and digital as well as assisting on assignment desk

  • Be ready and available whenever breaking news or severe and/or disruptive weather events may occur

  • Maintain professional appearance of studio/sets. Assist the directors as needed

  • Able to interact professionally and effectively with all internal WMC employees and external organizations

Requirements

  • Strong technical skills with knowledge of computer applications

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through http://raycommedia.com/careers to be considered

  • Must be flexible with respect to scheduling and willing to work extended hours, varying shifts (including nights, weekends and holidays, sometimes on short notice) and report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when required

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN

  • Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs and climb a ladder

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States

Desired Characteristics/Desired Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with Edius, Adobe Premiere or other similar non-linear editing systems preferred

  • Familiarity with ENPS, BitCentral Products and ENPS desirable

  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop a plus.

  • Associates or BA/BS degree in Telecommunications or work towards related degree preferred

  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, high degree of integrity and professionalism

  • Up-to-date on, and interested in, current news events

  • Comfortable with emerging technology

  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills

  • Ability to work well and communicate effectively with others

  • Ability to perform under pressure in breaking news and deadline driven situations

  • Ability to perform accurately with strict deadlines while under pressure and with minimal supervision

  • Ability to think quickly, and keep pace with fast moving environment

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to interact with all levels of station and corporate management.

Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume. Drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

ID: 2018-8647

Work Days: varies

External Company Name: Raycom Media, Inc.

External Company URL: www.raycommedia.com

Street: 1960 Union Ave.