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