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Manager, News Operations

Tribune Company
St. Louis, MO
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Manager, News Operations in St. Louis, Missouri | Careers at MO-St. Louis;2250 Ball Drive (KTVI/KPLR)
  • Manager, News Operations

    Location US-MO-St. Louis
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/22/2019 9:23 PM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    The News Operations Manager is responsible for providing scheduling, timely technical operations support and management oversight for news broadcasts and other live and recorded programs.  This newsroom manager works daily with management staff and all newsroom units to provide support on scheduling, absence requests and issues concern KTVI union workforce. 


    • Provides scheduling for all newsroom units including On Air Talent, Assignment Desk, Producers, Photographers, Editors, Web/Digital team, Sports and Weather. 
    • Creates, manages and maintains systems to administer vacation requests, sick time and planned absences for all newsroom personnel. 
    • Works with Business, Accounting and Engineering units to ensure newsroom personnel are trained in Workday and other software systems that track employee work hours and pay structures.
    • Works with Nexstar corporate HR managers on any/all needs relating to newsroom personnel. 
    • Creates and maintains seniority lists for all newsroom units as needed and at the discretion of the VP News. 
    • Works with AFTRA and IBEW shop stewards to provide newsroom environment that helps identify, discuss and address potential problems in each news unit. 
    • Works with other newsroom managers to provide needed office and technical resources for newsroom operation
    • Maintains newsroom office systems to ensure copiers, printers and technical equipment are maintained by working with KTVI Engineering personnel and outside vendors. 
    • Helps to ensure station compliance with FCC broadcast rules and regulations
    • Monitors broadcasts to ensure that programs conform to station quality standards, policies and regulations
    • Acts as a liaison between the Engineering and News departments
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
    • Strong PC/MS Office experience
    • Experience with broadcast equipment and production environments, including cameras, control boards, audio equipment and editing systems
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously


    Physical Demands & Work Environment:

    The Production Operations Manager must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.



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    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-01-04

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