• Full Time
  • Anywhere

KUSA/KTVD-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

9NEWS (KUSA-TV), the Tegna-owned NBC affiliate in Denver is looking for a Broadcast Director. The primary responsibility of this position is directing daily newscasts and other local programs, utilizing Sony ELC production automation and manual switching operations. The Broadcast Director will work closely with our news, production, and technical teams to produce fast-paced, compelling and comprehensive newscasts and 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. In addition, the candidate must also be familiar with all studio operations, including floor directing, camera operation, teleprompter, graphics creation, audio, lighting, non-linear editing, content management systems and master control systems.

Responsibilities: 

  • Direct daily live newscasts and recorded shows using automation and manual switching.
  • Identify and correct potential problems before they hit air.
  • Troubleshooting technical systems when required.
  • Use non-linear editing and content management systems for programming, commercial and digital content creation.
  • Other production department duties as assigned.

JOB EXPERIENCE

2-4 years


REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications/TV Production or related degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience (2 – 4 years preferred) with production automation, video switchers, newsroom computer systems, video servers, and graphics systems.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and respond effectively to breaking news and unexpected events.
  • Excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on working as a team with multiple departments.
  • Experience with Sony ELC, ENPS, Chyron, Edius, and BitCentral systems is a plus.
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.


The application deadline for this position is July 15, 2024.

Benefits: 

TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% – 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 

*Union employees should refer to their collective bargaining agreement for details specific to their benefits.

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 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.

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email [email protected] 

 

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