Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Technical Operator - WHIO TV in Dayton, OH at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 6/2/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

The Technical Operator will play an integral part in the “on-air” operations for CMG Ohio, WHIO TV. This person will be responsible to work as both a Technical Director and Master Control Operator. 

 WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Responsible for production control room equipment 
  • Work with Producers in the control room to produce a newscast minimizing errors 
  • Troubleshoot issues that may occur in the control room during newscasts 
  • Operates all necessary equipment for each newscast 
  • Operates multiple assets of our Master Control and Production Control rooms 
  • Foster open communication with staff, and support team's vision, direction, and priorities 
  • Collaborates with the newsroom on broadcast related issues 
  • Support a positive business climate which motivates employees 
  • Demonstrate the flexibility necessary to adjust to changing/additional duties and responsibilities as the markets and company changes 
  • Must be a team player with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced rapidly changing environment 

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or equivalent years of experience 
  • Minimum 1 year working in broadcast or related field 
  • Responsible for video editing and video production 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure 
  • Must have a basic understanding of the newscast operations 
  • Able to work weekends and various shifts to cover our 24-hour operation 

Preferred Experience 

  • Video production experience 
  • Working knowledge of grass valley Ignite software 
  • Experience working in Master Control 

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG

CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

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