Director/TD

Location
Huntsville, Alabama
Salary
competitive
Posted
Jan 22, 2019
Function
Production
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time

Overview

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Director to work in our Huntsville location.

 

The Director will be responsible for the technical directing and guidance of on-air talent and studio crew in order to provide viewers with a professional-looking newscast.

Responsibilities
  • Assist with pre-show prep and post-show promotions
  • Set up and operate studio cameras, monitors and teleprompter
  • Verify all light fixtures, props, monitors and set pieces are in position and functioning properly
  • Coordinate and communicate with show Producers and other studio crew
  • Ensure proper mixing and switching of all studio and remote video sources
  • Effectively supervise and assign crew members as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications 
  • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 1-3 years directing live and taped programs
  • Proficiency with Ross Overdrive automation or similar required
  • Audio board experience required
  • Studio production skills a plus
  • Must be able to source and solve equipment problems in the studio and control room
  • Must be able work independently and have a strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to work under the regular pressure of live broadcasts and operational deadlines
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, early mornings and holidays
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

Company InfoTribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

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