Full Time Job



Lexington, KY 04-30-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Director, WLEX

Direct the station's newscasts from the news automated control room while acting as resource for colleagues with less experience.

• Direct or technical direct assigned daily newscasts.
• Work with show producers using newsroom computer system to create an integrated automated show rundown.
• Direct control room crew for pre-production, studio shot planning and graphics integration.
• Direct other shows, production shoots and special reports as assigned.
• Assist with studio setups including but not limited to lighting.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Associates degree in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred
• Specialized training/certification may be required
• Generally, 5+ years of experience in related field preferred

• Must have the ability to direct fast-pace rapidly changing productions for extended periods.
• Working knowledge of state-of-the-art video switchers and effects.
• Familiar with routers, video servers, audio consoles, robotic studio cameras, graphics systems and studio production equipment.
• Strong computer skills.
• Effective communication and people skills.
• Ability to perform constant viewing of multiple video and computer monitors


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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk0xe0-3-239-95-36-42 in your application.

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.