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Job Category:

Communications/Journalism


Position Title:

Captioning Assistant


Position Description:

ROLE: Operate a real-time voice captioning system and associated technical equipment to perform real-time English caption of live programs. Full-time and part-time positions are non-exempt. Tribune Broadcasting’s Closed Captioning Center will be located in Hartford at CT1-Media – home of FOX CT (WTIC – TV), The CT (WCCT – TV), The Hartford Courant, The Hartford Advocate, The New Haven Advocate, Fairfield County Weekly’s and Valumail.

RESPONSIBILITIES -Multi-task (hear audio, voice what was heard, proof-read developing captions - all simultaneously). -Utilize a keyboard by typing proper corrections and other words as necessary. -Maintain Closed Captioning Center quality standards for accuracy and speed. -Work specified on-call schedule, in addition to regular schedule. -Ability to sit, hear, talk, use hands and fingers. Specific vision abilities include close vision, depth perception and the ability to focus. -Must be punctual, dependable, flexible and possess a team attitude and willingness to adapt to last-minute changes to programming and industry that runs 24/7/365. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS -High school diploma or equivalent (Bachelor’s degree preferred) -Broadcast captioning experience desirable but not required -Must be at least 18 years of age -Knowledge of Caption Mic or Eclipse Captioning Software highly desirable -Excellent reading and grammar skills -Strong voicing skills/voice quality – ability to speak quickly with clear enunciation -Excellent spelling/vocabulary -Strong memory-recall ability -Ability to handle multiple tasks while focusing on a high amount of attention to detail -Calm/relaxed demeanor -Comfortable and familiar with computers and new technology -Ability to perform under pressure with changing priorities -Ability to work flexible shifts (AM, PM, Weekends)

TO APPLY, PLEASE FORWARD RESUME TO: Human Resources, WTIC/WCCT-TV Television, 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06115 or E-mail to resumes@ctnow.com


Type of position:

Full-Time


Degree Requirement:


Majors:

Communications/Sports Jrnlism


Salary Range:


Application Deadline:

02/18/2013


Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Diane Holznagel, Recruiter

Company:

WTIC/WCCT-TV

Industry:

Communications/Journalism

Site/Department:

Address:

285 Broad Street

City:

Hartford

State:

CT

Zip:

06115

Phone Number:

860-241-6516

Website:

http://www.ctnow.com/about/jobs(Visit Website)


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