Director

Less than 5 years experience  •  Arts & Entertainment

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Fort Myers, FL
Less than 5 years experience
Arts & Entertainment
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Description

WFTX -- TV, the Scripps owned Fox affiliate in Sunny SWFL, has an exciting opportunity for a Director. This position responsible for directing the station's newscasts from the news automated control room with a minimal amount of errors while supervising the crew.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS -

  • Assigned to daily newscasts as a director
  • 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
  • Assist with any studio setups including but not limited to lighting
  • Fill in for Production responsibilities as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED - Candidates must have a high school diploma four year college degreepreferred and at least three (3) years of experience directing LIVE newscasts and 1 yearexperience with Ross switchers strongly preferred; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. The following characteristics and skills are a must:

  • Must have the ability to direct fast-pace rapidly changing productions for extended periods
  • Working knowledge of state-of-the-art video switchers and effects
  • Familiar with routers, video servers, audio consoles, robotic studio cameras, graphics systems and studio production equipment
  • Strong computer skills
  • Effective communication and people skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule

WORK ENVIRONMENT --

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds as necessary.
  • Constant viewing of multiple video and computer monitors.
  • Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours.

ABOUT US-

Our resources include the market's only virtual set and breaking news tracker vehicle. In addition, the power of Scripps' national network of local news operations and digital businesses provides a reach and an opportunity no other company can match

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