WTLV/WJXX, the TEGNA station in Jacksonville, FL, has an opening for a Newscast Director. The successful candidate will direct live newscasts, taped webcasts, cut-ins, local programs and commercial projects as required; determines camera angles, lighting and set arrangement, performs in Robotics, Master Control, Audio, Ingest. Effective interaction with a control room team from multiple departments is critical to success. Strong leadership and organizational skills are a must.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
Must have strong working knowledge of studio and location equipment including, but not limited to, studio lighting equipment, teleprompter, robotic studio cameras, switcher, remote cameras. Knowledge of Sony ELC control room automation is a big plus. Experience with ENPS and BitCentral server system also a plus. Required skill knowledge includes: 3 years experience in various aspects of television production preferred. Minimum of 1 years experience directing. Excellent communication skills required, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers. Knowledge of Jacksonville, FL is helpful. We put a premium on personal integrity, teamwork, accountability, problem solving, a strong work ethic and winning. Must be willing to work early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Cofactor. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.
TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.