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Director

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Director

• Emerging Level

Summary

WTVF, the E.W. Scripps Company CBS affiliate in Nashville, TN, is looking for a Director to join our news team.

Category Directors 
Location Greater Nashville Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 10, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Director works in all areas of television production and is responsible for directing fast paced, complex newscasts and other local programming from the automated control room with a minimal amount of errors as well as assisting in completion of pre-production for newscasts.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
  • Assigned to daily newscasts as a director or technical director
  • Oversees the set up and operations of equipment including camera, audio, video and lighting. Constructs and dismantles set.
  • Ensures smooth operation of technical equipment and services during broadcast.
  • Troubleshoots technical problems during production or broadcast.
  • Works with show producers using newsroom computer system to create an integrated automated show rundown
  • Directs control room crew for pre-production, studio shot planning and graphics integration
  • Direct other shows, production shoots and special reports as assigned
  • Monitors the status of all live shots and content prior to a live newscast.
  • Works closely with news department, directors, producers, and promotions to ensure that the desired on-air look is attained with a minimal amount of errors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
  • High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in TV production or related preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a director/technical director on Live newscasts
  • Must have previous multi-camera directing experience preferably in television news with control room automation.
WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
  • Must be familiar with all aspects of television production including audio, switching, digital effects, camera operation and shot composition, lighting, and character generators.
  • Good working knowledge of computers.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities under extreme time constraints with poise and skill.
  • Solid leadership skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of proper composition, grammar and spelling.
  • Must have excellent communication skills; ability to give directions in a clear, efficient manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be familiar with all aspects of television production……..lighting, character generators, and news automation.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule.
  • Constant viewing of multiple video and computer monitors.
  • Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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