Broadcast Director

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

Job Description

WTOL 11, the TEGNA owned CBS affiliate in Toledo, OH, is looking for a Broadcast Director. This role is responsible for technical directing, calling, and manual switching of our live broadcasts.


  • Coordinate with producers and direct all technical aspects of live newscasts and other productions.
  • Manually switches video sources, graphical keys, monitor graphics and other aspects of news production.
  • Work closely with news staff to coordinate and improve production (e.g. shot books, formats, etc.)
  • Will also be required to staff other technical positions as needed, including camera, audio, and master control operator.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills are required. Coordination of technical staff in a fast paces live environment is the primary job function.
  • A certain amount of manual dexterity is required to manually switch.
  • Understanding of broadcast technology equipment highly desired.
  • Knowledge of AP-ENPS is helpful.
  • Knowledge of basic television broadcast terminology and methodology is helpful.
  • Ability to adapt and embrace change.


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


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

WTOL News 11, the CBS affiliate in Toledo, OH, is owned by TEGNA Inc., an innovative media company with 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets.