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Production Supervisor-KTVQ

The E.W. Scripps Company
Billings, MT 59101
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Primary Purpose

This position is responsible for supervising the production personnel as well as maintaining the studio calendar and coordinating production personnel work schedules. They also oversee studio maintenance like lighting, etc. and assist with preparing the studio and staff for special events and programs. This position will also be an acting directoror other studio role.

Key Activities

Assist Director of Operations with personnel decisions including hiring, performance management, coaching, training, and development
Acting as a studio role such as director/technical director and as back-up to such positions
Coordinate production personnel work schedules and studio calendar/scheduling
Oversee studio maintenance and changes as necessary, i.e. lighting, shot blocking, set, etc.
Assist Director of Operations in coordinating special events including: meetings, planning with multiple departments, and on-location
Coordinate special event staff scheduling
Other duties as assigned by manager


Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience in related field
    3 or more years in a production supervisor role with studio operations, television production, and field production experience

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to work well with all levels of personnel and departments to plan and negotiate
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Familiarity with live broadcast newsroom and production operations
  • Ability to work all studio positions and at least two control room positions
  • Ability to read/follow up on newscast variance reports and continuous creative improvement of all shows
  • Ability to prioritize projects and tasks
  • Strong leadership skills to maintain department morale and team building
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Familiarity with work scheduling for a multi-shift department
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Keen sense for anticipating issues and resolving them before they occur

Work Environment

  • "On-call" person for assigned shift to fill in for various positions: director, control room, studio, SAT center
  • Requires squatting, lifting, and climbing
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs and climb ladders and other equipment
  • Ability to drive and possesses valid driver's license
  • Possible non-traditional shift, 2:15pm-10:45pm, may include weekends, holidays, and special events

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 52 television stations in 36 markets, Scripps is one of the nations largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Stitcher; the fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape, Laff and Court TV; and Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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