• Director

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/31/2018 5:42 PM)
    Job ID
    News Operations
  • Overview

    KIAH, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Director to work in our Houston location.


    The Director will be responsible for the technical directing and guidance of on-air talent and studio crew in order to provide viewers with a professional-looking newscast.


    • Assist with pre-show prep and post-show promotions
    • Set up and operate studio cameras, monitors and teleprompter
    • Verify all light fixtures, props, monitors and set pieces are in position and functioning properly
    • Coordinate and communicate with show Producers and other studio crew
    • Ensure proper mixing and switching of all studio and remote video sources
    • Effectively supervise and assign crew members as needed
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2-4 years directing live and taped programs
    • Proficiency with Ross Overdrive automation or similar required
    • Audio board experience required
    • Ability to edit using Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Studio production skills preferred
    • Must be able to source and solve equipment problems in the studio and control room
    • Must be able work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Must be able to work under the regular pressure of live broadcasts and operational deadlines
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must 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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