Broadcast Director-12557

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




WVEC “13News Now,” the ABC affiliate in Norfolk, VA, has an immediate opportunity for a Director with experience directing fast-paced live newscasts and special projects. The successful candidate must have excellent technical and operational knowledge of switchers, graphic systems and other broadcast equipment. Must possess outstanding leadership, communication and organizational skills while working under pressure.
  • Qualified candidates will have strong working knowledge of studio and location equipment including, but not limited to:
  • Control room automation preferred such as: Sony ELC, Ross Overdrive, Grass Valley Ignite
  • Knowledge of broadcast graphic systems a plus
  • Experience with ENPS and video playback server systems also a plus
  • Studio lighting equipment



  • Experience working in various aspects of television
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must be flexible to work weekends and all shifts as needed
  • Able to climb tall ladders to maintain lighting
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.


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