WOIO is seeking a full-time Director to oversee, direct, switch, and operate automation for newscasts, specials and cut-in produced by WOIO and WUAB. The on-air production for newscasts, including the simultaneous directing and technical directing (switching) of newscasts, specials and cut-ins or coding and operation of automation equipment. Technical preparation, working closely with the producers, of those newscasts. Supervise Newsroom Assist and other technical employees prior to and during those newscasts. Input in debriefs following each newscast. Direct special reports, news promo sessions and pre-production. Edit video for presentation on the various news programs produced by WOIO and WUAB. Ability to do non-linear editing. Serve as liaison between editorial and technical employees and departments. Other duties as assigned by news department management.
Minimum five (5) years directing in medium to large market broadcast news operations. Minimum
three (3) three years technical directing experience in small to medium market broadcast news operations.
Ability to perform under extreme deadline pressure. Good people skills. Editorial and artistic judgment required.
Qualified applicants please apply on-line and attach resume and link to your most recent work. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen. ** No Phone Calls Please ** EOE-M/F/D/V