- Director III

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Director III


Director III

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Directors


Are you an artist behind the cameras? Do you enjoy creating? KGTV, Channel 10 News, the ABC Affiliate in San Diego is currently searching for a Director III.

Category Directors  Technical Director 
Location Greater San Diego Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 26, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Director III is responsible for directing the station's newscasts from the news automated control room with a minimal amount of errors while supervising the crew. This position reports to a Production Manager.

  • Assigned to daily newscasts as a director or technical director.
  • Works with show producers using newsroom computer system to create an integrated automated show rundown.
  • Directs control room crew for pre-production, studio shot planning and graphics integration.
  • Direct other shows, production shoots and special reports as assigned.
  • Assist with any studio setups including but not limited to lighting.
  • High school diploma or GED required. Bachelors in related discipline preferred.
  • 3 years experience directing LIVE newscasts and 1 year experience with production automation systems is strongly preferred.
  • Must have previous multi-camera directing experience preferably in television news with control room automation.
  • Must have the ability to direct fast-pace rapidly changing productions for extended periods.
  • Working knowledge of state-of-the-art video switchers and effects.
  • Familiar with routers, video servers, audio consoles, robotic studio cameras, graphics systems and studio production equipment.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Effective communication and people skills.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule.
  • Work Environment
  • Constant viewing of multiple video and computer monitors.
  • Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours.
  • Additional Requirements
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

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