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Company: The E.W. Scripps Company
Address: Tallahassee, FL
The E.W. Scripps Company
WTXL , the Scripps ABC affiliate in Tallahassee, FL is seeking a Director to join the team!
The Director 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 completing pre-production for newscasts.
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.
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The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation’s fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”
As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship for the company.