Newscast Director
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

Job Description

KREM TV CBS / KSKN TV CW, the TEGNA stations in Spokane Washington anticipate an opening for a Newscast Director. The Newscast Director will work closely with the Newsroom and Engineering departments to ensure all newscasts, programs, and projects are executed flawlessly.

Your job duties will include: 

  • ​Directing live newscasts.
  • Direct pre-recorded programs, and webcasts.
  • Direct  cut-ins.
  • Direct local programs, remote digital productions and commercial projects. 
  • Run audio for newscasts, special productions, and webcasts.
  • Operate studio cameras, PTZ cameras, and remote gimbal for newscasts. 

 

 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • 1 year of experience as director of live newscasts in either a professional or educational setting.
  • Working knowledge of newsroom systems such as AP ENPS news creation software, control room systems, Sony switchers, audio board, automated video playout systems, teleprompter, robotic studio cameras, and template-based graphic systems.
  • Must be capable of creating high quality production elements, both creatively and technically
  • Ability to lead a group of people to achieve successful newscasts.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize needs simultaneously.
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts, nights and weekends 

To be considered a candidate for an opening at KREM you must complete the online application on the job page found on:  www.krem.com/about and attach your resume and cover letter. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that do not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.  

 

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.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

Where you choose to live and work are some of the most important decisions in life.  If you are looking to align yourself with a company culture that promotes career advancement of top performers, this is home.  Whether you are seeking a career as a journalist, a sales/marketing executive or a social media/digital guru, KREM 2 offers a career launch pad through TEGNA’s family of media and digital properties in the Pacific Northwest and across the country.  Inviting smart, creative and diverse professionals to develop innovative content, marketing strategies and new technologies is our recruiting priority

Taking care of you, your spouse or partner and your dependents is important and supported by KREM 2’s benefit plans for qualified employees.  Options include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability insurance and long-term disability insurance.   We also offer paid vacation and holidays, sick leave and a generous 401K Savings Plan and other benefits.  

KREM 2 is the CBS affiliate serving the Inland Northwest.  Located in Spokane, the station has a rich history of interactive service with the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene region for over 60 years.  It is our privilege and promise to serve this extraordinary community through our partnerships with numerous non-profit organizations and social service agencies.   To give you a better feel for our news market, Spokane is the second largest city in Washington State and enjoys four distinct weather seasons for outdoor enthusiasts.   Spokane is home to the largest medical hub between Seattle and Minneapolis, Fairchild Air Force Base, a significant higher education, high-tech and agriculture base.