Broadcast Director
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION 

11 Alive News, The TEGNA NBC affiliate in Atlanta, GA is looking for a is looking for a Broadcast Director. The person filling this role will be tasked with the technical directing and switching of our live broadcasts using Sony ELC Production Automation. 11Alive News produces over 10.5 hours of live local content per day, and the director is the last line of defense of that product before it hits the air. We are seeking an individual who can execute transformation and growth of our visual product in the ever-changing world of live local news. This position is responsible for coding and punching our locally produced content. The director works closely with a team of production professionals and news producers to place the most compelling and clean products on the air. The ideal candidate will be required to provide technical support for the 10.5 hours of live production per day and assist with occasional remote productions. We are looking for someone to bring some new, forward-thinking production ideas to the table to help us adapt to a constantly changing viewer base. ​

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Oversee the overall look of our product across multiple platforms.
  • Ability to work with a team of people to achieve clean newscasts.
  • Have high attention to detail to find and correct problems before they hit the air.
  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure.
  • Must have the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once.
  • Ability to work with a flexible schedule is a must.  May require mornings, nights, weekends and holidays (Schedule is TBD).
  • Must be flexible with scheduling, including but not limited to, breaking news and illness.
  • College degree
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to lift and operate handheld/jib and studio cameras weighing 26+lbs. a must​

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Ability to adapt and quickly change on the fly for breaking news and unexpected special events.
  • Knowledge and experience with operation and understanding of studio cameras, production switchers, video routers and audio consoles and automation, intercom and graphics systems
  • Efficiency with ENPS, Bitcentral, Chyron, Chyron ISQ, and ELC Automation
  • Work closely with the Production Manager to facilitate any changes and updates to our automation systems as they work hand-in-hand with News Automation workflows.​

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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 www.TEGNA.co

 

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

Be a part of the most awarded media team in Atlanta by joining the Networks of 11Alive!  The Networks of 11Alive include WXIA-TV, WATL-TV, Bounce TV, Antenna TV and numerous digital and social media products and are a part of the highly-respected TEGNA Media portfolio.  Salespeople, storytellers, marketing gurus, digital experts and production specialists all feel at home here and it’s where Atlanta’s most creative personalities feel inspired!
Every day, all of us at 11Alive are given the rare opportunity to effect change for the good of Metro Atlanta.  We vow to make life better for the people we serve.  We get results.  We can do this because people trust us to do the right thing.  We don’t take that trust for granted.  We know it is earned every day, in every conversation, in every story.  We are changing the face of local news … by serving the greater good of our community.

11Alive is here to:

  •     Hold the powerful accountable.
  •     Inform and enlighten.
  •     Seek truth, seek action, and seek solutions.
  •     Be a voice for the voiceless.
  •     Hold ourselves and other people accountable.
  •     Celebrate those who make our community better.