Newscast DirectorKPIX/KBCW, the ViacomCBS O&O duopoly in San Francisco has an immediate opening for an automated Newscast Director. The candidate will code and direct newscast for KPIX and the CBSN Bay Area digital platform. This position will use Sony ELC automation, Sony MVS-7000x switcher, Cambotics robotic cameras, Chyron graphics, Calrec audio console for live and pre-recorded productions. Overview and Responsibilities:The main responsibility is to provide leadership in and out of the control room fulfilling production needs as assigned. The Operator works with the editorial and production staffs to execute error-free production in an ELC automated control room environment. A successful candidate must have sound technical skills, collaborate daily with producers for smart, effective use of studio venues and bring a ''can-do'' approach to problem solving in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. Your technical skills must be outdone by your willingness to contribute to the success of the duopoly. Candidate must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. You must be open to implementing new technologies and/or methods to accomplish future assignments. Basic Qualifications:• Demonstrated experience in live news production is required.• Previous Control Room Automation use is desired, Sony ELC experience is preferred.• Understanding of video servers, graphics systems, audio consoles and robotic cameras is essential.• Excellent computer, and knowledge of iNews preferred.• Ability to work in a fast paced, high-pressure environment.• Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational skills.• Strong work ethic, positive attitude & leadership qualities with the ability to balance multiple tasks and prioritize a must.• Excellent people and communication skills needed.• Good conflict resolution and problem-solving skills are a mustPhysical Demands:Must be able to sit at a desk for long periods of time and operate keyboard.
Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
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