Broadcast Director

KWES-TV Midland/Odessa
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September 4, 2020
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KPNX, the TEGNA station in Phoenix, AZ, has an opening for a Broadcast Director. The successful candidate will direct live newscasts, taped webcasts, cut-ins, local programs and commercial projects as required; determines camera angles, lighting, and set arrangement, performs in Robotics, Master Control, Audio, Ingest. Effective interaction with a control room team from multiple departments is critical to success. Strong leadership and organizational skills are a must. Must be willing to cross-train in other positions in studio, such as Steadicam operation, camera operation and master control operation.

Responsibilities

  • 3 years experience in various aspects of television production preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 years experience directing.
  • Excellent communication skills required, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers.
  • Knowledge of Phoenix, AZ is helpful.

We put a premium on personal integrity, teamwork, accountability, problem-solving, a strong work ethic and winning. Must be willing to work early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be willing to cross-train in other positions in studio, such as Steadicam operation, camera operation and master control operation.

Qualifications

  • Must have strong working knowledge of studio and location equipment including, but not limited to, studio lighting equipment, teleprompter, robotic studio cameras, switcher, remote cameras.
  • Knowledge of Sony ELC control room automation is a big plus or similar control room automation.
  • Experience with ENPS and BitCentral server system also a plus.

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service.

In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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