Newsroom Media and Technology Manager


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

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WCBS-TV, the #1 station in the Paramount portfolio of owned and operated stations, is in search of an innovative and collaborative Newsroom Media and Tech Manager to lead all aspects of video assets and innovate how content is captured, shared, and maintained.

The successful candidate thrives in a fast paced, multi- platform news environment managing the high traffic intersection of news gathering, technology and production.


Responsibilities include:

  • Assume end to end responsibility for newsroom media workflow, including developing a phenomenal media workflow for the modern, multi-platform newsroom
  • Daily maintenance/management of critical media servers
  • Help in identifying and implementing new technologies appropriate for day-to-day tech/media management in the newsroom
  • Assist in trouble shooting and resolving tech issues in the newsroom and edit bays
  • Work closely with station maintenance department on newsroom I.T. and media management, especially during emergencies
  • Must understand the ethics of newsgathering and collaborate with news management to deliver quality, balanced reports.
  • Scheduling of staff of transmission operators and multi-platform editors
  • Must be able to maintain a collaborative demeanor under deadline pressure
  • Assisting or advancing tech issues to appropriate resource, whether opening a ticket or referring to IT/maintenance
  • Assist with mobile tech management
  • Collaborate with corporate information technology regarding problem solving and new process implementation


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years major market experience


Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with editing systems including Grass Valley, Adobe, Avid, FCP
  • Proficient in traditional and latest field acquisition technologies
  • Experience with feed intake room
  • Experience with desktop editing
  • Proficient at I-News a plus
  • Working knowledge of Sony CI, Dropbox. Google Drive and other large-file cloud based management systems
  • Experience with content management systems
  • Working knowledge of the latest post-production delivery systems
  • Must be available for flexible hours including occasional nights, weekends and during breaking News coverage.






Hiring Salary Range: $110,500.00 - 140,000.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.


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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City