WTLV/WJXX, the TEGNA station in Jacksonville, FL, has an opening for a SeniorNewscast 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.
The Senior Newscast Director will work closely with the Newsroom and technology to ensure that operations all newscasts, programs, and projects are executed flawlessly. Strong leadership and organizational skills are a must. Communication skills are critical.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
Jacksonville – 32202
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:
3-5 years experience in various aspects of television production preferred.
Minimum of 3 years experience directing.
Excellent communication skills required, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers.
Experience leading teams of people
Knowledge of Jacksonville, FL is helpful.
College Degree preferred
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) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. 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.