Temporary Broadcast Director
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

Job Description

​WBIR is seeking a Broadcast Director to join our veteran staff.  This is a temporary position.  If you can execute a clean newscast in a fast-paced environment and want to be part of a dynamic and winning operations, we want to hear from you.  

  • ​Coordinates all technical operations during newscasts, other live events, and recorded productions.
  • Supervises and assigns duties to team engaged in technical control and production.
  • Acts as a liaison between engineering and operations.
  • Works with a broadcast automation system to assign audio and camera controls.
  • Works with News Producers to deliver a clean newscast.
  • Trains camera/technical staff on production/operational standards and camera composition.
  • Tests equipment to ensure proper operations.
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

  • ​A minimum of 2-4 years’ experience directing/technical directing utilizing a broadcast automation system.
  • College degree preferred, but experience will be considered.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Flexibility to work various schedules as required including mornings, evenings, holidays, weekends, and during times of inclement weather.
  • Good hand/eye coordination and hearing. 
  • Must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Repetitive movements are required.

 

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.

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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.