Temporary Job



Buffalo, NY 05-17-2024
  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Director, WKBW

(Part-time) Temporary Director II, WKBW

The E.W. Scripps Company is hiring for a Part Time Temporary Director II. They will work in all areas of television production. Technical direct fast paced, complex newscasts and other local programming. Assist in completion of pre-production for newscasts.

• Oversee the set-up, dismantling and operations of equipment including camera, audio, video and lighting.
• Ensure smooth operation of technical equipment and services during broadcast.
• Troubleshoot technical problems during production or broadcast.
• Direct assigned newscasts, which include ''switching'' newscasts and other productions, completing the pre-production for all newscasts and checking all sources prior to air.
• Monitor the status of all live shots and content prior to a live newscast.
• Work closely with news department, directors, producers, and promotions to ensure that the desired on-air look is attained.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• 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

• Working knowledge of television station production equipment
• 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
• Ability to perform constant viewing of multiple video and computer monitors

• Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours

• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Hourly: $20.00 - 20.00

Pursuant to state and local salary transparency laws, the salary range posted is specific to candidates who will perform this work in New York.

• A career path to grow your professional experiences
• Full medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits
• Retirement savings plan with company match
• Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, pet discount program, and employee assistance program. More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.

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-gq0kym-44-222-64-76-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $20.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile

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.