POSITION TITLE: Production Specialist - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

POSITION TITLE: Production Specialist



    POSITION TITLE: Production Specialist
    NBC 5 News

    POSITION TITLE: Production Specialist (# 39424BR )
    LOCATION: KXTX 39, Dallas/Fort Worth
    Posting Date: February 27, 2018

    NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. We develop, produce and market entertainment, news and information to a global market. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

    General Responsibilities:

    NBC Universal’s Owned, Spanish Language, Television station in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, KXTX TV, has a rare opportunity for a detailed oriented, multi-skilled, full-time Production Specialist. The Production Specialist is an entry level role within the KXTX Production department, focused on the day to day support of live studio productions and control room operations.

    • Floor directing during live studio productions
    • Operation of lighting board and responsibility for in studio audio (mics, intercom, etc.)
    • Assist the APC Director during live productions operating robotic cameras, server and graphics element playback, assist in quality control of live shots and code elements as needed in a Ross Overdrive automated production environment.
    • Participate in training to develop proficiency in technical directing skillset
    • Work with Studio Supervisor to ensure overall studio upkeep and maintenance
    • Additional duties as needed/assigned


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum 6 months experience in local news, education, or other studio production operations.
    • Familiarity with basic production switcher operation and setup, manual and automated graphics play out, audio board operation, robotic camera and playback server operations.
    • Familiarity in Avid iNEWS or other NRCS platforms
    • Physical requirements required to perform medium/heavy physical work, which includes:
    • Lifting and carrying equipment ranging from 15 lbs. To 30 lbs. for extended periods of time.
    • Bi-lingual English/Spanish oral proficiency

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • External applicants must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered (Note- job # ).
    • Must be able to work any of a 24 x 7 schedule, work overtime and holidays with short notice.
    • Must be willing to work at the production center in Fort Worth, Texas
    • Must be 18 years or greater
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must accept Solutions, as NBCUniversal’s Dispute resolution program


    • Must have strong oral /written communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to work accurately under pressure and deadlines.
    • Must exhibit strong leadership skills
    • Self-motivated, highly creative
    • Team player who is flexible and motivated to learn.

    Interested candidates can apply on line at www.nbcunicareers.com. The position number is #39424BR. KXAS TV and KXTX TV are Equal Opportunity Employers. NBC DFW Job Hotline (817) 654-6476.