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Elc Director

CBS News

Boston, MA 06-10-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
WBZ-TV/WSBK-TV/CBSN in Boston, has an immediate opening for a dynamic automated Newscast Director. If you have strong leadership in and out of the control room while fulfilling production needs, we are looking for you to join our team!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• The main responsibilities are to provide daily on-air production direction and physical execution of WBZ-TV/WSBK-TV/CBSN programming as assigned.
• In collaboration with the station's editorial staff, the ELC Director will prepare the broadcast through automation protocols (coding) and the technical infrastructure (ELC testing, mic checks, and robotic cameras) daily.
• Prepared, the operator will assume the single-operator position in the control room and be responsible for the editorial and technical execution of the program.
• This role will assume supervisory responsibilities, including supervising other crew positions, including but not limited to ENG Receive and Studio Technician roles.
• Candidates must be willing to work a very flexible work schedule that may include early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
• Vacations, holidays, and personal time are per the DGA collective bargaining agreement.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Previous Sony ELC experience is required.
• Ability to run in automated and manual configuration.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment without sacrificing accuracy and attention to detail.
• A good work ethic, positive attitude, and leadership qualities with the ability to handle various tasks is a must.
• Excellent people and communication skills needed!
• Good conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.

PREFERRED SKILLS:
• Knowledge of video and audio servers, Chyron graphics systems, audio consoles, and robotic cameras is needed.
• Excellent computer skills and knowledge of iNews are preferred.
• Demonstrable experience as a newscast director is preferred.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro8be4-44-222-64-76-42 in your application.