PT Newscast Director
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 5/8/2019

Job Description

KGW 8, the ratings leader in one of the greatest cities in the country, Portland, Oregon, is seeking an experienced Director/TD.  If you thrive in a fast-paced, high-tech, team environment, we want to hear from you. 

What we need:

  • Codes and directs fast-paced shows in a Sony ELC automated production environment. Will also be involved in breaking news events, special programming and various crew positions as needed.
  • Must be able to fill in on various shifts, including weekends, as needed.

 

 

Job Requirements

What you need:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as director of live newscasts in an automated control room environment.
  • Working knowledge of NRCS systems, ideally AP ENPS, control room automation systems, preferably Sony ELC, switchers, effects generators, 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 a team player.
  • Must be able to work a flexible shift. 

To be considered a candidate for an opening at KGW you must complete the online application on the job page found on:  www.kgw.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), 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 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

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.