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Director Position

POSITION:     Director            

DATE:    08/12/2013

DEPARTMENT:    Production
REPORTS TO:    Production Manager

ROLE:  Direct newscasts and other live and taped programs.

•    Serve as television director for locally produced programs including, but not limited to:  Newscasts; Public Affairs programs; Lottery Drawings; and live events, such as The MDA Telethon, etc…
•    Manage and supervise technical crew during pre-production sessions.
•    Code the daily newscast for Ross OverDrive.
•    Prepare show rundowns with camera blocking for floor crew.
•    Direct and switch shows as assigned, using Ross OverDrive.
•    Coordinate with show producers during development and scriptwriting.
•    Provide creative and technical feedback to production manager and art department to facilitate show graphic and animation creation.
•    Complete technical reports after each newscast.
•    May be asked to perform other production responsibilities such as Robotics, Audio, Jib, etc…
•    Other duties as assigned.

•    Minimum two years of directing live and taped long format programs, with at least one year directing live newscasts.
•    Ability to switch your own shows a plus.
•    Experience with:  Ross Vision Switcher and OverDrive, Grass Valley switchers/Ignite, Sony Digital switcher and DVE’s a must; Digital video servers or equivalent, Vinten Robotic Cameras, and VIZ RT or equivalent.
•    Familiarity with ENPS newsroom computer system desirable.
•    Demonstrated ability to supervise technical crews.
•    Experience with Live Remote Broadcasts a plus.
•    Flexible working weekends and holidays required


An organizational chart illustrating the reporting relationships of this position supplied upon request

EOE   M/F/V/D    


How To Apply:

Regular Mail
Attn: Human Resources
285 Broad Street
Hartford, CT 06115


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