Broadcast Director

Date Posted: 6/30/2019

Job Description

KENS-TV, CBS Affiliate in San Antonio, Texas / A TEGNA Company has an opening in the News department for a FULL-TIME ELC BROADCAST DIRECTOR.  Candidate must be able to code, coordinate and execute all technical aspects of a multi-camera, multi-live shot, dual anchor newscast. Candidate must be a strong team leader with exceptional communication, problem solving and multi-tasking skills.  

Job Requirements

Experience with the following technical equipment required:

  • Sony ELC control room automation system

or similar broadcast standard production control room automation system

  • Automation coding

Experience with the following technical equipment preferred:

  • Sony 8000 series switchers
  • JL Cooper remote automated audio mixer
  • AP ENPS news creation software (ver. 7.2.1)
  • Miranda Vertigo Xplay – Character generator software
  • Sonaps Video server play out system
  • Sony Xmedia Video Server
  • Grass Valley Encore digital router
  • Evertz MVP control room monitor display
  • Titan Master Control Automation server
  • Ross Cam-bot and Sony PTZ cameras
  • Element lighting control systems (a plus)
  • Wincue Autocue Teleprompter (a plus)


A minimum of 2-4 years’ experience directing / technical directing utilizing control room automation system with a network affiliated television station is required. Applicants can submit cover letter, resume and application on the KENS website,

KENS-Television and TEGNA are equal opportunity employers.

No phone calls or walk-in applicants.


About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.  

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 49 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and two radio stations in 41 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 million social followers.  TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards. 

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns 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.  In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.  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.


Job Snapshot

About Us

KENS 5 is the CBS affiliate in San Antonio, TX.  KENS 5 has served the greater San Antonio area by delivering important news, information and entertainment programming.  KENS 5 broadcasts several newscasts throughout the day as well as provides 24-hour news coverage via, through social media, and mobile platforms.  In addition, KENS 5 continues to grow and connect with new audiences in our community via community sponsorships.