Broadcast Director-12978

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




KSDK, the NBC affiliate in St. Louis, is seeking an experienced, creative, technically savvy, outside-the-box-thinking automation Broadcast Director for vacation relief. Candidate must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, must work under pressure and be willing to deal with several changes during a live show or newscast. We are looking for a team player and a team leader who has had recent experience running an automated system during a fast paced, graphics intensive newscast. We are looking for candidates who are always thinking of creative ways of executing production during live shows and pre-production. Flexibility in work schedule is required. This is a union position.


  • Operate Sony`s ELC live automation system during newscasts
  • Combo direct and TD special events and pre-production
  • Build special effects in switcher to enhance production
  • Execute clean newscasts while keeping a pace expected by production managers
  • Meet with show producer for every show, review needs and suggest ways to execute particular elements




  • 4 year college degree
  • 2+ years experience directing and TD live news productions
  • 1+ years experience with an automated control room system
  • Proven experience with a Sony switchers, including understanding of effect building, DMEs, macros, file maintenance and frame memory
  • Experience with Bit Central playback system or a similar server based playback system
  • Experience with Newsticker
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.



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