Ops. - Newscast Director - WAVE

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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 WAVE: WAVE 3 News, the Gray Television NBC affiliate in Louisville, KY has an immediate opening for a full time News Cast Director. Job Summary: WAVE 3 news is seeking an experienced, energetic Newscast Director. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to cleanly direct, switch, run audio or chyron during a fast paced, multiple live shot, graphic and animation intense newscast. 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 ability and enthusiasm to learn how to write and post content to station web site, along with editing video clips for on-air newscasts and station web site. Interested candidates should include a link to a video which includes directors track audio from a current newscast. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:*Operate Kahuna production switcher and video playback server*Run the studio as floor director, coordinating camera and talent moves throughout the newscast and communicating relevant information to talent and director.*Operate studio cameras*Operate audio console*Operate chyron graphics system*Operate master control system*Contribute to digital platforms(wave3.com, WAVE 3 News OTT products, social media, etc)

Requirements:

Candidates should have at least 2 years of experience in newscast production, at least 1 year in a directing capacity preferred. Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach 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.


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