- Broadcast Director

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Broadcast Director


WTSP-TV is looking for a Broadcast Director. Duties include but are not limited to preparing, coding and directing newscasts with SONY ELC automation software.

Category Camera Crew  Camera Operators  Directors  Live Event / On Location Services 
Location Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 27, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The director works closely with our producers and others in the news department to produce fast-paced, graphic & video-driven, compelling and clean newscasts. The ideal candidate will bring new, forward-thinking production ideas to the table to help us adapt to a constantly changing viewer base.

  • The successful candidate will also have the ability to operate and troubleshoot studio equipment including: (Movi) steadicam, studio lighting, microphones and related audio equipment, handheld and robotic cameras, teleprompter, and production switcher.
  • Must have strong computer skills and a familiarity with both AP- ENPS news software and Edius editing software.
  • Effective interaction with a team from multiple departments is critical to success.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills are a must.
  • Ability to be flexible, innovative, and work efficiently under intense pressure and time constraints for breaking news is essential.
Job Requirements:
  • Strong working knowledge of all studio and control room equipment
  • Excellent communication skills and a basic understanding of TV Broadcast terminology
  • Positive attitude, encouraging others and supporting station goals and decisions
  • Must Embrace change and new technology
  • Must be punctual and dependable
  • Ability to work with a flexible schedule is a must
  • Requires working late nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to lift and operate handheld cameras weighing 26+lbs and climb ladders
  • Knowledge of Sony ELC control room automation 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.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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