Primary Purpose of Job:
Responsible for directing the station’s newscasts from the news automated control room.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This person would be assigned to daily newscasts.
Must have the ability to direct fast-pace rapidly changing productions for extended periods.
Works with show producers using newsroom computers system to create an integrated automated show rundown.
Directs control room crew for pre-pack production, studio shot planning and graphics integration.
Direct other shows, production shoots and special reports as assigned.
Essential Physical Functions:
Constant viewing of multiple video and computer monitors.
Must wear headset and direct crew.
Computer keyboard and intercom operation essential.
College degree in communications/video production preferred.
Must have previous multi-camera directing experience preferably in television news with control room automation.
Good computer skills important.
Effective communication and people skills.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule.
Reports to Operations Manager