Broadcast Director
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

Job Description

First Coast News in Jacksonville, FL has an opening for a Broadcast Director. ​

The successful candidate will direct live newscasts, taped webcasts, cut-ins, local programs, and commercial projects as required; determines camera angles, lighting, Master Control, Audio, Ingest. Effective interaction with a control room team from multiple departments is critical to success. The Broadcast Director will work closely with the Newsroom and technology to ensure that operations all newscasts, programs, and projects are executed flawlessly. Strong leadership and organizational skills are a must. Communication skills are critical.​​​​​

 

Job Requirements

Here’s what you need:

  • Must have a strong working knowledge of studio and location equipment including, but not limited to, studio lighting equipment, teleprompter, switcher.
  • Knowledge of Sony ELC control room automation is a big plus.
  • Excellent communication skills required, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers.
  • Experience leading teams of people.​
  • College Degree preferred or relevant experience.

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

 

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

First Coast News(FCN), WTLV /WJXX, a duopoly combining the powers of the ABC and NBC networks, is committed to being “First For You.”  On a daily basis we demonstrate through consumer advocacy, targeted station projects, a dedicated sales force, and strong marketing our ability to put the needs of viewers first.   First Coast News takes the news of the day a step further to impact the lives of people where they need it most, finding elements of a story that relates to everyone.  FCN is a voice for the voiceless and holds those in power accountable. We want to make our community a better place.

Why live on the First Coast? The First Coast is a very unique area.  From the beauty of Amelia Island, to the historic culture of St. Augustine, to Jacksonville itself, with its thriving beach communities, there’s so much to offer.  There are numerous outdoor activities, the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars and beautiful beaches to enjoy year-round.