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Newscast director (Des Moines, Iowa)

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 11:25 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Type: 
Full time
Opportunity: 
Job
Details: 

KCCI-TV, the No. 1 station in Central Iowa, is looking for an experienced Newscast Director join our team. If you're looking for a station without control room automation and the opportunity to work in a supportive environment, KCCI may be the place for you. We work as a Director/TD team with a full studio production crew to produce fast-paced, graphic intensive, award-winning newscasts.

Responsibilities
• Newscast directing, floor directing and teleprompter operation.

• Shooting, editing and assisting our digital team.

• Work closely with producers and production teams to execute technically clean and innovative newscasts.

Experience
• Candidate must demonstrate strong live newscast directing skills and a calm control room presence.

• Please include a cover letter and link to your most recent newscast with director's track when applying.

Qualification requirements
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years professional LIVE news directing experience and will need:
• Excellent communication skills
• Proficiency in ENPS or related newsroom software
• Experience with digital video playback systems
• Understanding of MOS, VizRT and all control room operations

Education
• Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or related field preferred or equivalent work experience.

To apply, visit careers.hearsttelevision.com