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Tribune Company
Sacramento, CA
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Director in Sacramento, California | Careers at CA-Sacramento;4655 Fruitridge Road (KTXL)
  • Director

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/25/2019 10:50 PM)
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  • Overview

    MAJOR PURPOSE: Direct and TD live programs using Ross Overdrive.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities


    • Directing newscasts and other live programs
    • Assistant Directing
    • Editing, running cameras, floor, prompter, audio, or graphics as needed
    • Other duties as assigned


     Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • This position requires a person who is the ultimate multi-tasker. Must be able to handle multiple live shots, breaking news, and be able to look ahead and adjust to changes while keeping the show moving.
    • Supervise the production side of our broadcast and ensuring the highest quality broadcast reaches air. You will also sometimes only have seconds to diagnose a problem. Video decks crashed? CG channel stopped working? The Director is the last line of defense before the product hits the air.
    • Applicants must possess the ability to work well under pressure and work well with others. Strong organizational and logistical skills are a must.  Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays.
    • Applicants must demonstrate creativity, initiative, and a desire to try and create new things.
    • Must be able to make and execute last second decisions


    Working Relationships

    • Must be able to work closely with Producer, Editors, Transmission, Engineering, Floor Crew, other directors


    Supervisory Responsibility

    • Shift supervisor, when Production Manager is not in, overseeing editors and floor crew. During shows responsible for crew breaks and staffing.


    Training Requirements

    • ROSS Overdrive, TONS, VizRT, OPUS, Final Cut Pro


    Physical Demands

    • Required to sit for long periods of time
    • Required to operate a keyboard and mouse
    • Some lifting
    • Ladder climbing



    Personal Protective Equipment

    • None


    Work Environment

    • Work performed primarily in an office environment, in the Control Room and in studio
    • Exposure to electrical equipment


    • College degree or equivalent related experience is required.
    • 2 years experience as a director/technical director.
    • Working knowledge of Ross Overdrive and Vision switcher a plus.
    • Must be proficient in FCP


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    Posted: 2019-08-22 Expires: 2019-09-21

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