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Director (Part-time)

Director (Part-time)

• Emerging Level


KGW 8, the ratings leader in one of the greatest cities in the country, Portland, Oregon, is seeking an experienced Director/TD. If you thrive in a fast-paced, high-tech, team environment, we want to hear from you.

Category Directors 
Location Portland, Oregon Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

  • Codes and directs fast-paced shows in a Sony ELC automated production environment. Will also be involved in breaking news events, special programing and various crew positions as needed.
  • Must be able to fill in on various shifts, including weekends, as needed.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as director of live newscasts in an automated control room environment.
  • Working knowledge of NRCS systems, ideally AP ENPS, control room automation systems, preferably Sony ELC, switchers, effects generators, automated video playout systems, teleprompter, robotic studio cameras, and template-based graphic systems.
  • Must be capable of creating high quality production elements, both creatively and technically.
  • Ability to lead a group of people to achieve successful newscasts.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize needs simultaneously.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be able to work a flexible shift.
To be considered a candidate for an opening at KGW you must complete the online application on the job page found on: and attach your resume and cover letter. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that do not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.

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