• Technician, Director/TD

    Location US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/31/2019 3:30 PM)
    Job ID
    Production and Programming
  • Overview

    WHNT, a Nexstar Media station, has an opening for a Director to work in our Huntsville 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
    • 1-3 years directing live and taped programs
    • Proficiency with Ross Overdrive automation or similar required
    • Audio board experience required
    • Studio production skills a plus
    • 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 nights, weekends, early mornings and holidays


    Equal Employment Opportunity


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