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Company: Hearstmediact
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

KOCO-TV has an opening for a dynamic newscast director. The newscast director is responsible for communicating and executing all technical aspects of live production, with all technical staff, including the producer, technical director, audio operator, studio, and engineering. This position also includes editing video for several newscasts. A positive pro-active attitude and schedule flexibility are necessary for this position.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Directing broadcast newscasts
  • Provide creative input & work closely with the producer and production crew
  • Be responsible for clean technical execution of the overall look of the newscast -
  • Must be able to call and punch a newscast -
  • Video editing
  • Will have additional duties assigned as needed
  • In-person attendance is required

    Experience Requirements:

    • 2 years directing and technical directing fast-paced newscasts preferred.
    • Must also have experience with production switchers, video servers, and audio and studio equipment.

      Qualifications Requirements:

      • MOS and basic computer network understanding.
      • Understanding of newsroom systems and video playback systems.
      • Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker, using technical know-how to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news.
      • The position requires shift flexibility. Shift may include early mornings and weekend duties.


        • Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
        • Related military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and related experience will be considered.
        • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered

          Additional Requirements
          As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Keywords: Hearstmediact, Oklahoma City , Director, Executive , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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