WLTX-TV in Columbia, S.C. is looking for a Director . The person filling this role will be tasked with the technical directing and switching of our live broadcasts using a Production Control Switcher, shooting video and editing video for newscasts and operating audio.
Live Event / On Location Services
Columbia, South Carolina Area
Aug 17, 2023
WLTX-TV in Columbia, S.C. is looking for a Director . The person filling this role will be tasked with the technical directing and switching of our live broadcasts using a Production Control Switcher, shooting video and editing video for newscasts and operating audio. In this position you'll be tasked with quality studio production for News.
We are seeking someone who can collaborate to help transform and grow our visual product in the ever-changing world of live local news. The ideal candidate will bring some forward-thinking production ideas to the table to help us draw in diverse viewers.
- Oversee the overall look of our product across multiple platforms.
- Use up-to-date editing and photography tools to tell great stories
- Use creative production techniques including use of graphics and other media to enhance storytelling
- Attend editorial meetings, suggest story ideas and participate in discussions which guide our editorial process
- Ability to adapt and quickly change for breaking news and unexpected special events.
- Knowledge and experience with operation and understanding of studio cameras, production switchers, video routers and audio consoles and graphics systems
- Efficiency with ENPS, Bitcentral, Chyron, Edius, Dejero, TVU
- Ability to work a flexible schedule
- Must have 1-3 years of experience directing
- Non-linear editing capabilities
- Ability to work with a team of people to achieve clean newscasts.
- Be proactive in identifying and correcting problems before they hit the air
- Must be able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure
- Must have the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once, calmly
- Ability to work with a flexible schedule is a must.
- May require mornings, nights, weekends and holidays
- Valid S.C. Driver's license
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills required
- Experience with Edius and Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.