• Director

    Location US-IA-Des Moines
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/28/2018 12:33 PM)
    Job ID
    Production and Programming
  • Overview

    Direct various live and taped broadcasts and productions, including from remote locations. Create all graphics and shot sheets for newscasts. Technical direct when assigned. Responsible for final product being developed.


    • Physically and verbally direct live broadcasts
    • Design various graphic elements for broadcasts
    • Adjust to breaking news or changing circumstances
    • Direct/TD special programming and/or projects
    • Work as a liaison between news department and production department
    • Perform other duties such as assistant direct and studio camera operator


    • Four year degree in communication.
    • Three years experience directing in a television or production facility
    • Knowledge of state of the art equipment and techniques used in producing and directing live and taped broadcasts
    • Valid drivers license is required.


    Internal Contacts:                                    External Contacts:
    News Department                                    Viewers
    Promotions Department                            Clients
    Sales Department
    Traffic Department

    Engineering Department


    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Production personnel that are involved with a broadcast production.


    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g. , emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.


    If you are interested, apply to Bill Pierson via email at bill.pierson@whotv.com
    WHO-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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