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.
-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.
-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
-Strong memory-recall ability
-Ability to handle multiple tasks while focusing on a high amount of attention to detail
-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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Type of position:
Diane Holznagel, Recruiter
285 Broad Street