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.
Live Event / On Location Services
Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area
Mar 27, 2023
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.
- 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.