WTVM News Leader 9/ WXTX FOX 54 is looking for a full-time weekend newscast technical director. The successful candidate will perform traditional production assistant duties during the week (chyron, audio, studio camera, directing, and teleprompter) as well as newsroom duties including shooting, editing and writing stories for web and TV. Additional responsibilities may include directing in the field, operating ENG, (Electronic News Gathering) SNG (Satellite News Gathering) vehicles, and using LiveU technology. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours, maintain a clean driving record, and obtain certification for live vehicles if necessary. Candidate should possess a good background with computer technologies, as well as the ability to learn various computer applications and internal programs critical to broadcast television.
Our directors lead the control room through fast paced newscasts; we are looking for creative people who will bring energy and fresh ideas to our newscasts. Our directors must be able to make sound decisions quickly.
Prior directing experience preferred. Candidate will also be required to contribute content to digital platforms. Flexible work hours required and possible overtime.
Qualified candidates please apply online and attach your resume, cover letter, and any links to your work. Pre-employment drug test required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V