Broadcast Director-12706

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WTIC-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

WTIC/WCCT-TV, The TEGNA Fox and CW affiliate in Hartford, CT is looking for a?Broadcast Director. The person filling this role will be tasked with the technical directing and switching of our live broadcasts using Ross Overdrive Production Automation. Fox 61 News produces 10.5 hours of live local content per day, and the director is the last line of defense of that product before it hits the air.

We are seeking an individual who can execute transformation and growth of our visual product in the ever-changing world of live local news. This position is responsible for coding and punching our locally produced content. The Director works closely with a team of production professionals and news producers to place the most compelling and clean product on the air.

The ideal candidate will be required to provide technical support for the 10.5 hours of live production per day and assist with occasional remote productions. We are looking for someone to bring some new, forward-thinking production ideas to the table to help us adapt to a?constantly?changing viewer base.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the overall look of our product across multiple platforms.
  • Ability to work with a team of people to achieve clean newscasts.
  • Have high attention to detail to find and correct problems before they hit the air.
  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure.
  • Must have the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once.
  • Ability to work with a flexible schedule is a must. May require mornings, nights, weekends and holidays (Schedule is TBD).
  • Must be flexible with scheduling, including but not limited to, breaking news and illness.
  • College degree
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to lift and operate handheld/jib and studio cameras weighing 26+lbs. a must

JOB EXPERIENCE


REQUIREMENTS

Requirements:

  • Ability to adapt and quickly change on the fly for breaking news and unexpected special events.
  • Knowledge and experience with operation and understanding of studio cameras, production switchers, video routers and audio consoles and automation, intercom and graphics systems
  • Efficiency with ENPS, Bitcentral, Chyron, and Overdrive Automation
  • Work closely with the Production Manager and Production Supervisor to facilitate any changes and updates to our automation systems as they work hand-in-hand with News Automation workflows.
  • 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.

 

About TEGNA

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 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit http://www.TEGNA.com.

 

TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

 

EEO statement:

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. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.


ADDITIONAL INFO

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.


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