• Dir, Newscast

    Location US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/15/2018 1:21 PM)
    Job ID
    News Operations
  • Overview

    NewsFix/KDAF Dallas is looking for a full-time night side, weekend Director/TD for our nightly anchorless newscasts.


    We are an automated and customized Ross OverDrive control room that utilizes VizRt, robotics and an assortment of proprietary digital newsroom technologies for a server based workflow.




    • Direct live and pre-recorded productions.
    • This is a full time position for an individual who works efficiently with little supervision.
    • Must be able to work effectively under pressure.
    • Must have excellent communication skills and get along well with co-workers.
    • Understanding of all equipment in studio and production areas.
    • Must be able to shoot in-studio elements.
    • Willing to cross-train in other areas like sound design and editing.
    • Work closely with other departments to meet all daily demands.
    • Training of new personnel as assigned.
    • Variable work schedule due to changing shifts, turnover, station projects, etc.
    • Must be able to work a minimum schedule of 40 hours a week.


    Candidates must have at least 5 years of live directing experience preferably on automated systems. If you know ENPS/OPUS, TONS/servers, Final Cut Pro, Vizrt, Pro Tools, how to run an audio board and studio production, those are all considered a plus.


    Candidate must be a team player, able to work a flexible schedule including nights/weekends/holidays, and take on new challenges regularly. Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.


    Equal Employment Opportunity

    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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