KSDK, the NBC affiliate in St. Louis, is seeking an experienced, creative, technically savvy, outside-the-box-thinking automation Broadcast Director for vacation relief.
Greater St. Louis Area
Apr 19, 2022
Candidate must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, must work under pressure and be willing to deal with several changes during a live show or newscast. We are looking for a team player and a team leader who has had recent experience running an automated system during a fast paced, graphics intensive newscast. We are looking for candidates who are always thinking of creative ways of executing production during live shows and pre-production. Flexibility in work schedule is required. This is a union position.
- Operate Sony`s ELC live automation system during newscasts
- Combo direct and TD special events and pre-production
- Build special effects in switcher to enhance production
- Execute clean newscasts while keeping a pace expected by production managers
- Meet with show producer for every show, review needs and suggest ways to execute particular elements
- 4 year college degree.
- 4+ years experience directing and TD live news productions
- 2 years experience with an automated control room system
- Proven experience with a Sony switchers, including understanding of effect building, DMEs, macros, file maintenance and frame memory
- Experience with Bit Central playback system or a similar server based playback system
- Experience with Newsticker
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.