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Director

KJRH

Tulsa, OK 03-22-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KJRH, the E.W. Scripps-owned NBC station in Tulsa, Oklahoma is hiring a Director II. The Director II works in all areas of television production and is responsible for technical directing fast paced, complex newscasts and other local programming as well as assisting in completion of pre-production for newscasts.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
• Oversees the set up and operations of equipment including camera, audio, video and lighting. Constructs and dismantles set.
• Ensures smooth operation of technical equipment and services during broadcast.
• Troubleshoots technical problems during production or broadcast.
• Directs assigned newscasts, which include ''switching'' newscasts and other productions, completing the pre-production for all newscasts and checking all sources prior to air.
• Monitors the status of all live shots and content prior to a live newscast.
• Works closely with news department, directors, producers, and promotions to ensure that the desired on-air look is attained with a minimal amount of errors.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
• Associates degree in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred
• Specialized training/certification may be required
• Generally, 2+ years of experience in related field preferred

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
• Must be familiar with all aspects of television production including audio, switching, digital effects, camera operation and shot composition, lighting, and character generators.
• Good working knowledge of computers.
• Ability to handle multiple priorities under extreme time constraints with poise and skill.
• Solid leadership skills.
• Excellent knowledge of proper composition, grammar and spelling.
• Must have excellent communication skills; ability to give directions in a clear, efficient manner.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
• Capable of working well with commercial clients while adding a creative look to commercial spots.
• Must be familiar with all aspects of television production...lighting, character generators, and news automation.
• Must be a team player.
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwwybp-3-239-91-5-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KJRH

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.