Technical Media Producer

KOTA TV, Rapid City, S.D., is hiring a technical media producer/master control/director.

Job Summary

Responsible for show and commercial ingestion as well as playout for both ABC and FOX shows; working with the news department to code and present newscasts (Overdrive operation); EAS and transmitter logging to keep the station in FCC compliance and other duties as assigned.

General Responsibilities

• ingesting shows and commercials for later playback, playing back and monitoring shows and commercials for both ABC and FOX
• Overdrive operation, coding and playing of live local newscasts for both ABC and FOX news affiliates
• Running EAS tests so as to keep the station in FCC compliance, monitoring transmitters and taking accurate readings
• Ability to monitor and fix problems with logs (Crispin)
• Working with news to produce live newscasts, Operation of Overdrive
• Ability to work weekends and duties as assigned


• Live newscast experience, MCR experience, ingesting show and commercial material.
• Great communication skills and problem solving ability.
• Working with state-of-the-art equipment, Overdrive, Crispin, Chyron Ross Robotic cameras. etc.
• Highly skilled with Windows-based computer systems.

Additional Information

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About KOTA

Station is both an ABC/FOX affiliate located in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. We run local newscasts for both ABC and FOX on KOTA (ABC) and KEVN (FOX). Our state-of-the-art studio has two separate news sets for the two affiliates. We run Crispin for show and commercial play out and Overdrive for newscast presentation. We run 10 robotic cameras, with nine in studio and one in the newsroom. We do a morning show, noon show, 5:30 p.m. news, 6 p.m. news, 9 and 10 p.m. news.

KOTA & KEVN are located in the Rapid City, SD television DMA Market 172, a community of approximately 100,000 HH.

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