Broadcast Director

Orlando, Florida
Jul 12, 2019
News & Journalism
Metro Area
Full Time
Cox Media Group – WFTV/WRDQ TV is looking for a highly motivated Broadcast Director to join the Eyewitness News team. This full-time position requires a detail oriented individual with excellent communication skills, someone with a strong technical television news/production background who functions well under the pressures of a live news environment.  This individual must be willing to work flexible hours including mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.Responsibilities:Work closely with producers and other station staff to prepare and direct or assist with directing all live and pre-recorded shows. Shows include, but are not limited to daily newscasts, breaking news cut-ins, sports specials, election coverage and community service programs using GV Ignite automated control room system.
Manage assigned tasks in a dynamic newsroom environment while demonstrating the ability to multi-task as well as the ability to handle change in a timely manner.
Assist in building TME’s for GV Ignite automated control room system.
Assist in posting daily video content to the station’s website.

Qualifications:Education: College Degree Preferred.Experience:  1-3 years
of experience directing in a medium to large television market using an
automated control room (GV Ignite, Sony ELC or Ross overdrive).

Knowledge of GV’s Ignite automation system, Chyron, Vinten
robotic cameras, and Avid iNews software is a plus.

Physical Requirements: Ability to sit and work at a computer
workstation for extended periods. 

About Cox Media Group


Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites.  Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

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