Raycom Media, Inc.
Looking for that next, great director\u2026 is it you? WTXL ABC 27 HD has an immediate opening for a Newscast Director. And did I mention, it\u2019s not snowing here in Tallahassee?
Duties of this position will include switching newscasts and live event productions, operation of all control room and studio equipment, as well as studio maintenance. Other duties include but are not limited to, coordinating with other departments to ensure successful completion of \u201cstart to finish\u201d daily work-flow, creating graphics, posting to digital platforms, video editing, floor directing, running master control, and newsroom responsibilities such as acting as a videographer when needed, answering phones and escorting guests.
High-school diploma or GED technical school training or a college degree preferred
Previous newscast production experience and experience in live television production is a plus, but we\u2019ll take that hungry talented person looking for their first shot
Thorough knowledge of studio operations as well as planning and executing shows on remote location, technical planning, and site surveys.
Experience with VIZ-RT Graphics systems, VIZ Opus production control system and ENPS a plus
Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays
Valid driver\u2019s license
Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds
Pre-employment drug screen required
The ideal candidate must possess a positive attitude, be able to work well with other newsroom staff under periods of stress and impending deadlines, and have a visceral distaste for office politics and gossip.
To apply, attach your cover letter with resume, link to reel, etc. to the Raycom Media online application. No telephone calls, please. WTXL ABC 27 HD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Raycom Media, Inc.
Website : http://www.raycommedia.com
Raycom Media, Inc. was created in 1996 with the purchase of 15 television stations, two radio stations, and a sports marketing, production, events management, and distribution company. Shortly after this first acquisition, Raycom Media quickly acquired two other companies and began an unheard of growth in the media business. Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation's largest privately owned broadcasters and owns and/or provides services for 62 television stations in 42 markets and 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering over 14% of U.S. television households and employs over 4,600 individuals in full and part-time positions. In addition to television stations, Raycom Media owns PureCars (digital ad platform for automotive), Raycom Sports (a marketing, production and events management and distribution company), Tupelo-Honey Productions (a NY-based production company), RTM Productions (a Franklin, TN-based automotive programming production and marketing solutions company), WebStream Sports (an Indianapolis-based, live event production company) and Broadview Media (a post-production/digital signage company based in Montgomery, AL). Raycom is also responsible for the design and hosting of Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail website. Raycom owns over-the-air syndication, regional cable, and digital media rights to Atlantic Coast Conference Athletics. With a strong belief in community, Raycom Media television stations take editorial positions on key community issues. It is the vision of the company that it be involved in the communities its broadcast properties serve. By editorializing on local issues and seeking out divergent points of view, Raycom Media television stations create an atmosphere of community dialog. Raycom Media is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama.