Date Posted: 10/18/2019

Job Description

WVEC ABC13, the ABC affiliate in Norfolk, VA, has an immediate opportunity for a Newscast Director with experience directing fast-paced live newscasts using Sony ELC automation. The successful candidate must have excellent technical and operational knowledge of switchers, graphic systems and other broadcast equipment. Must possess outstanding leadership, communication and organizational skills while working under pressure. Responsibilities include non-linear editing, floor directing, master control and maintaining studio lighting.

Qualified candidates will have experience with the following equipment and systems:
Strong working knowledge of studio and location equipment including, but not limited to:

Control room automation preferred

Experience with ENPS, Sony ELC, Grass Valley Ignite or Ross Overdrive and video playback server systems a plus

Knowledge of broadcast graphic systems also a plus


Studio lighting equipment

Job Requirements

Requirements of the position include:

 Experience working in various aspects of television

 Ability to work in a team environment

 Master Control

 Floor Directing

 Must be flexible to work weekends and all shifts as needed


About TEGNA:
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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About Us

13News Now (WVEC) is made up of storytellers, innovators, content creators, and idea generators. We stand for passion: passion for our people, passion in our product, and, above all, passion in our community. We value honesty, accuracy, and solutions. We serve as the local ABC affiliate for Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina. We strive for interaction with our audience and constantly are working on our presentation so that you have the best experience when consuming our products. Whether on air, online, or on the go, we are everywhere you go. Digitally we lead the market by more than a million actions over our nearest competitor. We invite you to join the conversation with us and help us tell the Stories of Now.