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Newscast Director – KETV, Omaha

Details:  KETV has an opening for an experienced Newscast Director. The Newscast Director is responsible for communicating and executing technical aspects of live newscasts. Working with the Newscast Producer, the Newscast Director will oversee the event coding for a Grass Valley Ignite Production Control System. A positive pro-active attitude and schedule flexibility are necessary for this position.

Job Responsibilities:

•             Directing broadcast newscasts.

•             Provide creative input and will work closely with the newscast producer.

•             Oversee the event coding for Ignite Production Control System.

•             Must be able to call and punch a newscast using Ignite Production Control System.

•             In-person attendance is required.

Experience Requirements:

•             2 years directing and technical directing fast-paced newscasts.

•             Understanding of newsroom systems ENPS and video playback systems.

•             Must also have a working understanding of the operation of production switchers, graphics systems, audio, and studio equipment.

Qualifications Requirements:

•             MOS and basic computer network understanding.

•             Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker, using technical know-how to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news.

•             The position requires shift flexibility. Shift will include holiday and weekend duties.

Education:

•             Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements: As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 11/15/2022

Closing Date: 12/15/2022

City: Omaha – 68108

State: Nebraska

Contact: Please visit careers.htv.hearst.com to apply. EOE            

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