KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has an immediate opening available for a full-time Technical News Director to ensure all newscast elements converge into a seamless news product.
We are a fast-paced newsroom emphasizing enterprise reporting, breaking news and weather coverage.
If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a great news market with a beautiful setting, here's your chance. Our staff has covered several stories of national importance such as; the Black Forest and Royal Gorge wildfires, major flooding throughout El Paso County, and a historic recall election. Colorado Springs is just an hour away from Denver so it is very common for our news staff to make a major market jump from KRDO-TV.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to; directing newscasts, live cut-ins, pre-produced news segments, promos and programs, working with department staff to advance shows technically and creatively.
The desired candidate will have complete working knowledge of Video/Audio/Graphics equipment, production/studio lighting systems and techniques, with attitudes necessary to delivering polished Newscasts, and training new Directors, Audio and Graphic Operators.
A two-year degree in television production or equivalent experience, outstanding verbal communication and problem solving skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to function effectively in high-pressure situations required. One year prior newsroom experience generating story ideas, performing research and writing original content preferred.
Candidates must have good hearing and eyesight, can climb a ladder and lift up to 50 pounds, as needed. All candidates will be required to take a writing test.
When applying for the position please send cover letter, resume and demo/link.
Successful candidate must pass a drug test and background check.
Requisition Number: 17-1162