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PT Closed Captioning Specialist

Tribune Media
Hartford, CT
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PT Closed Captioning Specialist

3 months ago(10/6/2017 2:18 PM)
Job ID
News Operations


Tribune Media located in Hartford, CT has four immediate part time openings. Operate a real-time voice captioning system and associated technical equipment to perform real-time English caption of live programs.


  • 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, and use hands and fingers. Specific vision abilities include close vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.
  • Must be punctual, dependable, and 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
  • Broadcast captioning experience helpful
  • Knowledge of Caption Mic or Eclipse Captioning Software highly desirable
  • Excellent reading 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)

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.


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