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Portland, Oregon
Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KATU, the ABC affiliate in beautiful Portland, Oregon, is seeking an experienced Ignite Operator! In this role, you will direct newscasts, live and taped news promotional spots, breaking news cut-ins, and other programs produced by KATU/KUNP. The flexibility to work various shifts including, morning, days, nights, and weekends is a must.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
* Familiar with Ignite version 6.1.2 as well as versions 8.0 and higher a plus.
* The ability to direct news, variety, talk, Univision, public affairs and political programs.
* Use iNews to input commands into stories and rundowns that correspond with producer’s vision for the newscast
* Assist in training future Ignite upgrades.
* Use iNews to input commands into stories and rundowns that correspond with producer’s vision for the newscast
* Assign cameras, video sources, Camio information, etc. to ensure no technical conflicts exist in newscast rundowns
* Execute the newscast live using the Ignite timeline, making changes as necessary during the newscast
* Adjust audio levels and camera shots, and communicates with anchors and reporters through IFBs
* Create new Ignite commands and effects to make newscasts more flexible
* Maintain studio, making sure mics and monitors are in working order
* Create new CG templates.
* Operate robotic cameras or teleprompter as needed

Required Experience:
* Field remote audio production desired (including setting up multiple microphones, PA systems, and running a multi-channel mixer during taped and live shows outside the studio environment)
* Lighting experience a plus
* Previous experience in an automated control room environment is required
* Familiarity with coding is a plus

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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