Newscast Director-12977

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




ABC24/CW30, in Memphis, Tennessee is seeking an experienced newscast Director/TD with a particular set of skills that contribute to the excellent viewing experience of our audience.

You will lead our PM team; supervise, assigns duties to crew, and act as liaison between engineering, news, marketing, sales, and the production department.


  • In addition to directing newscasts, you will supervise, support, and assign duties to the crew, while acting as liaison between engineering, news, marketing, sales, and the production department.
  • You will be a gatekeeper of the brand; meaning you and your team will be responsible for ensuring that everything that airs on our stations meets the standards of quality and excellence of ABC24.




  • As the Director/TD, you will have knowledge of Ross Vision switchers, Sony XVS 6000 switcher, Chyron Hego, Edius editing, and Wheatstone audio board, plus graphics production.
  • In addition to directing, the Director/TD will train camera, CG, and audio operators in the proper operation during live broadcasts and fill these positions as needed.
  • Knowledge of ENPS 8 newsroom system, Bit Central Precis video playback system and studio lighting is a plus.
  • Must be able to lift approximately 50 pounds.
  • You must possess a minimum of 3-5 years directing/technical directing fast paced and graphic intensive live newscasts.
  • You must possess excellent computer skills, people skills, leadership qualities, flexibility, availability, teach-ability and an innovative mindset.
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.


If you feel you are the one. Apply! We'll talk about it. ABC24 is a “jerk-free” workplace.



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