• Full Time
  • Anywhere




Job Description and Responsibilities

WKYC-TV, the TEGNA NBC affiliate in Cleveland, OH is looking for a full-time Broadcast Director. The person filling this role is responsible for coding and executing newscasts and other local programs primarily using the Sony ELC automation system.

The Broadcast Director will work closely with our news, production and technical teams to produce fast-paced, compelling and comprehensive newscasts & programs.

We are looking for someone to bring forward-thinking production ideas, strong technical knowledge and the ability to manage quality control at a high level.


  • Code and direct live newscasts and recorded programming using Sony ELC automation.
  • Oversee the overall look of newscasts and on-air programming, identifying and correcting potential problems before they hit the air.
  • Maintain studio operations and tidiness (i.e., lights, sets, etc.).
  • Occasional graphic creation for newscast elements.
  • Troubleshoot technical systems when required.
  • Check commercial logs for missing media.
  • Other broadcast production duties as assigned.


3 – 5 years



  • Experience with Sony production switchers, ELC automation, ENPS, BitCentral, and Chyron graphics systems is a plus.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and respond effectively to breaking news, severe weather or other unexpected events.
  • Excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on working as a team with multiple departments.
  • 3+ years experience directing in a medium or major market.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, TV Production or related degree preferred.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule is required.
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%.
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment.
  • Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves sitting/standing prolonged hours, stooping, bending, climbing ladders, lifting/pushing up to 50 lbs.



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 64 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.


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