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.
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
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
Work Days: varies
External Company Name: Raycom Media, Inc.
External Company URL: www.raycommedia.com
Street: 1960 Union Ave.