KTUU, an award-winning station in Anchorage, Alaska, is seeking a full-time Weekend Director. This position is responsible for directing newscasts and live or taped special programming, as well as working with graphics for newscasts. We're seeking someone with 1-3 years of experience directing live newscasts, with multiple live shots, with three or more years experience in broadcasting strongly preferred. A valid driver's license, with a good driving record, is required, as is an Associate's degree or some collegiate education. A degree is preferred.Principal Duties & Responsibilities:- Must be able to direct and/or technical direct all newscasts as needed by schedule - Operate audio board during broadcasts - Operate the switcher for newscasts - Translate ideas for shots into reality - Responsible for construction of still-store graphics - Coordination of rundowns and vocal direction of studio crew during the news broadcasts - Must be proficient and professional in calling and punching all newscasts - Responsible for editing as needed - Coordinate training and supervision of production staff with immediate supervisor - Produce daily/weekly promos, news updates, and public service announcements when necessary - Assume responsibility for the on-air product, studio and/or remote crew - Proficiently handle and maintain all equipment relating to the operations department and newscasts. - Maintain positive and open dialogue with all departments to ensure all newscasts are on the air and run as clean and smoothly as possible - Ensure set and talent look their best - Run teleprompter for assigned newscasts - Operate robotic cameras - Direct other productions and live broadcasts or live-to-tape in studio or on remote location as needed - Must be able to operate station vehicle as needed - Perform other job-related duties as assignedRequired Skills & Abilities:- Working knowledge of studio cameras, Final Cut Pro, Chyron, Photoshop, audio and lighting - Must have a good working knowledge of video switchers, still stores, video editors, and multiple tape and tapeless formats- Must have strong knowledge of television production - Knowledge of non-linear editing software - Must be able to follow written and verbal direction - Experience with Photoshop, After Affects, Xpression all a plus - Assist in turning in microwave and satellite-based live shots- Strong organizational skills - Excellent communication skills, as well as broadcast experience - Flexible to work other shifts - Able to handle high stress situations and pressure deadlines - Able to work with other departments and work well in a team environment - Ability to work independently with little supervision - Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environmentThe position offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefit package, including group health and dental, PTO and 401(k).Interested candidates please visit the following web site:www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number KTUU1297 to learn more about the position and apply.