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NEWSCAST DIRECTOR - WTVM
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NEWSCAST DIRECTOR - WTVM

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Directors

Summary

The candidate should have a working knowledge of a production switcher, CGs, video servers, audio and studio equipment, and work under tight deadlines. Directors are expected to contribute to a newsroom culture that merges news gathering with production operations. This position also requires candidates to have great communication skills.

Category Directors 
Location Georgia
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WTVM:

About WTVM: WTVM-TV became the first television station on the air in Columbus, Georgia on October 6, 1953. WTVM continues to be the News Leader in the Columbus television market. With a staff of 40+ news professionals, we broadcast more than on WTVM, WXTX, the area's FOX affiliate.

Job Summary/Description:  

The candidate should have a working knowledge of a production switcher, CGs, video servers, audio and studio equipment, and work under tight deadlines. Directors are expected to contribute to a newsroom culture that merges news gathering with production operations. This position also requires candidates to have great communication skills.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Leading the production staff during live newscasts
• Working alongside producers to create dynamic newscasts
• Directing and live switching newscasts
• An aptitude for cameras, computers and the ability to multi-task is required
• Would also work in other areas of production when needed, including but not limited to; graphic operation (Ross Xpression),floor directing and audio engineering

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related field required
• A proven ability to work well with others in a fast paced environment
• A basic understanding of computer networks
• Must be able to think quickly and work under pressure

◘ Come join our dynamic team, apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters (WTVM-TV) and attach your resume

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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