Director/Technical Media Operator

Brief Job Summary:

Responsibilities will include directing daily newscasts, live teases, promotions, studio generated productions and remote telecasts using the Ross Overdrive System.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: on-air product as produced, Directing, Master Control Operations, media management, commercial ingest, program recording, satellite receiving, coding automation for play-out to air and studio operations.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

The ideal candidate will have the understanding of coding, automation as it interfaces with production switchers, audio, video play-out and Chyron.

Experience and a solid understanding of non-linear timeline editing in a file-based network system preferred.

Must have time specific organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and meet hard deadlines.

Must possess strong communication skills, plus the ability to work well with others in a fast-paced environment.

Must be flexible about days/hours and be willing to perform a variety of tasks.

Required Education/Training:

Minimum 1 year of television production experience preferred. A Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience. A solid understanding of Windows and general computer knowledge required.

For consideration:
Please tell us how you found out about the job opening, send resume and cover letter to:
WKRN-TV – Attn: Maggie Clay, Production Supervisor
441 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37210
Email: mclay@wkrn.com – No phone calls please. Be sure to include your name and the job title in subject line.

For more information about current job openings, please refer to http://www.wkrn.com under Contact, then Employment. WKRN-TV is a drug-free company and requires pre-employment drug testing and background investigations. Nexstar, WKRN-TV is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training or promotion of employees because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are engaged in a continuing effort to seek out prospective applicants for employment with our company.

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