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Broadcast Director

Buffalo, NY, USA

WGRZ

Job Type

Television

About the Role

WGRZ-TV, the TEGNA NBC affiliate in Buffalo, NY seeks a Broadcast Director. The primary responsibility of this position is directing daily newscasts and other local programs, utilizing both production automation and manual switching operations. The Broadcast Director will work closely with our news, production, and technical teams to produce fast-paced, compelling and comprehensive newscasts and programs.

We are looking for someone to bring forward-thinking production ideas, strong technical knowledge, and the ability to manage quality control at a high level. In addition, the candidate must also be familiar with all studio operations, including floor directing, camera operation, teleprompter, graphics creation, audio, lighting, non-linear editing, content management systems and master control systems.

COMPENSATION: $45,000—$5,500,000 USD

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or TV Production or related degree preferred or equivalent experience may be substituted.

  • Ability to adapt quickly and respond effectively for breaking news and unexpected events.

  • Excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on working as a team with multiple departments.

Experience

  • Experience (3 years preferred) with production automation, video switchers, newsroom computer systems, video servers, and graphics systems.

About the Company

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email askhr@tegna.com

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