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WTVI Production Manager - (WTVI PBS Charlotte) - INTERNAL ONLY

This position is only open to current employees of Central Piedmont.

Position Closing Date:February 15, 2023 or Open Until Filled

General Function and Job Duties:
Responsible for working with other production staff to lead and teach how to light studio, create font style guide, create and enforce editing best practices and graphic style guide, which allows us to save money on hiring freelancers as well as improve the overall quality of our local productions.

Assists with broadcast IT operations 

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Hires, supervises, teaches and trains technical production staff in advancing technical skills, which includes but is not limited to studio lighting, editing, shooting and graphic creation.

2. Works with operations in the broadcast chain of television productions.

3. Coordinates day to day production team activities with staff, providing technical guidance to videographers and editors.

4. Preparing production and studio calendar, scheduling and timelines for local and for-hire productions.

5. Directs local productions.

6. Oversees technical quality control of the production process and what goes to broadcast.

7. Schedules studio rental with independent contractors assisting with work for hire agreements.

8. Maintains in-house network and media storage, resolving issues.

9. Assists broadcast engineer with reporting, maintenance, equipment and operations; assisting in research, evaluation and purchase of production equipment.

10. Communicates with general manager regarding all productions.

11. Monitors the NAFT and works with traffic to resolve issues and scheduling, including reviewing all local shows for broadcast, streaming and social media.

12. Produces and edits promotional interstitials and underwriting spots.

13. Reviews promos, nightly menus and all motion graphics.

14. Other duties as assigned. 
Minimum Qualifications:
Associate Degree or a technical Diploma from a regionally accredited institution and a minimum of six years related experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:
Experience with the following editing software: Adobe Creative Suite, Grass Valley, Ross XPression, Pro Tools.

Experience managing storage networks and IT production operations.

Strong project management skills.

Ability to coach employees, as well as take direction from general manager.

Experience with Photoshop and After Effects.

Must be able to take project from concept to completion with minimal supervision.

Ability to adapt the look and feel of a project to fit the objective.

Experience in television studio operations, including directing, audio, character generator, digital tape and camera operation.

Experience in broadcast operations and FCC reporting.

Experience sending completed programs to broadcast, streaming and social media.

Required Documents:

  1. A completed Central Piedmont application must be completed on-line.
  2. During the on-line application process, applicants will be prompted to upload or build a cover letter and resume.
  3. College transcripts (if required for the position) must be attached on-line in the "additional documents" section of the application process. Applicants that do not have an electronic copy of their transcripts, or find the electronic copy is rejected on-line due to the file size, may fax their transcripts to (704) 330-6066 for attachment to the on-line application.
  4. All applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date posted to be guaranteed for consideration. Applications of qualified candidates received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.

 

Conditions of employment:

Salary for this position is $53,318 - $81,448. Pay grade for this position is M. Initial placement for new employees is customarily at entry level through 25% percentile. Contract type is Administrative. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include off-shift hours, evening and weekend assignments may be required of any position. All positions are subject to budget approval. Central Piedmont offers an excellent benefits package to full-time employees including Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Education Benefits, Disability and more.

How to apply:
Apply for this position here.

 

ABOUT Central Piedmont

Central Piedmont Community College is Mecklenburg County’s resource for academic excellence and cultural enrichment. Central Piedmont is in close proximity to the Queen City’s robust public transportation system, professional sports arenas, and a number of premiere restaurant and shopping outlets that attract visitors from Mecklenburg County and beyond. Today, close to 40,000 students call Central Piedmont home. With eight locations, it is one of the largest community colleges in the Carolinas and serves people of all ages who seek a real-world, affordable, hands-on education that will transform their lives and strengthen the economic, social, and cultural environment of Mecklenburg County. 

Notice of Nondiscrimination
As a recipient of federal funds, Central Piedmont Community College is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (“Title IX”), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities. Central Piedmont Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities, including in the context of admission or employment. 

Education & Outreach Coordinator

Position Closing Date:February 3, 2023 or Open Until Filled

General Function and Job Duties:
Coordinate and manage community engagement components of local and national broadcasts as well as create and execute educational programs.

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Liaison to community, government, health, educational organizations in response to issues utilizing station programming

2. Maintain public awareness of WTVI’s outreach campaigns by means of social media and on-air spots

3. Oversee all educational initiatives and evaluations

4. Develop workshops and new programs to help educators in classrooms; facilitate professional development workshops for educators

5. Oversee preview screenings, webinars, town hall meetings, and follow-up broadcasts for outreach activities and projects

6. Writes grants to secure funds for local projects

7. Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree

Three or more years’ experience in community service education

Demonstrated ability to develop collaborative partnerships among diverse groups in multicultural environments

Ability to organize events and coordinate efforts of groups of people

Ability to work on multiple projects

Skill in developing, facilitating, and leading workshops, meetings, and training sessions

Strong oral, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:
Supervisory skills

Ability to work well with individuals with diverse background

Required Documents:

  1. A completed Central Piedmont application must be completed on-line. During the on-line application process, applicants will be prompted to upload or build a cover letter and resume.
  2. College transcripts (if required for the position) must be attached on-line in the "additional documents" section of the application process.
  3. Applicants that do not have an electronic copy of their transcripts, or find the electronic copy is rejected on-line due to the file size, may fax their transcripts to (704) 330-6066 for attachment to the on-line application.
  4. All applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date posted to be guaranteed for consideration. Applications of qualified candidates received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.

 

Conditions of employment:

Salary for this position is $42,935 - $65,260. Pay grade for this position is K. Initial placement for new employees is customarily at entry level through 25% percentile. Contract type is Professional. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include off-shift hours, evening and weekend assignments may be required of any position. All positions are subject to budget approval. Central Piedmont offers an excellent benefits package to full-time employees including Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Education Benefits, Disability and more.

How to apply:
Apply for this position here.

Freelance Reporter

Position Closing Date: Ongoing

General Function and Job Duties:
PBS Charlotte is looking for an experienced freelance reporter. The position would primarily consist of accompanying a videographer on shoots for stories airing on the station’s weekly program “Carolina Impact.”

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for logging interviews, writing a package and voice tracking your story. You will be paid a flat rate upon completion of the five-minute story.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicant must have at least two years of journalism experience and be an excellent storyteller. You must also know how to manage your time and meet deadlines.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:
• Strong communications skills
• Works well independently and with a team
• Computer and office skills
• Excellent writing skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment
• Strong time management and organizational skills.

How to apply:
Email links to 2-3 samples of packages that have aired on TV a program to localcontent@wtvi.org and add Freelance Reporter in the subject line.

More Information About Career Opportunities

If you would like to receive job vacancy notices for available positions at PBS Charlotte, please contact our station with the name, mailing address, email address and telephone number of your organization’s contact person. Include as much information as you can regarding the types of vacancies the job seekers you refer may be interested in.

Please send your information to: Cheryl Raley, Director of Employee Recruitment & Selection at cheryl.raley@cpcc.edu or call 704.330.6631.

Requests for accommodations in the application or selection process must be submitted to the Human Resources office and include an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 704.330.6631 if you need to request an accommodation.

About CPCC Located in Charlotte, N.C., Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) is a nationally recognized leader in workforce development with a commitment to teaching and learning excellence. As a learning-centered organization focusing on documented learning outcomes, the college provides high-quality programs and services within a supportive environment.


CPCC is one of the largest community colleges in the state, boasting six campuses that serve 70,000 individuals each year. The college offers more than 300 degree, diploma and certificate programs in a number of areas, including technical/vocational, health, culinary, hospitality, STEM, and professional careers, as well as a comprehensive college transfer program. The college also offers a wide selection of Corporate and Continuing Education programs and courses. These offerings are designed to address the personal, professional, organizational and economic development needs of the community and are market-inspired, growth-oriented and entrepreneurial in nature.