KUSA / KTVD-TV, 9NEWS Denver, is home to employees who demonstrate an urgent, passionate and unmatched commitment to lead and revolutionize information delivery across all platforms. We are looking for a Broadcast Director with a minimum of 3-5 years' experience. Duties include preparing, coding and directing newscasts with SONY ELC automation software. Must have strong computer skills and a familiarity wit AP- ENPS new software.
Coordinate and direct techincal aspects of newscasts and other productions. Includes switching video/audio sources and taking responsibility for on air product including camera shots and graphics.
Attend necessary planning meeting and work directly with various producers to lay out shows and studio recordings. This includes cameras, graphics, props, talent positioning and best use of available set elements.
Flawless operation of SONY ELC automation system and proper coding skills while calling the show via intercom for production staff to follow.
Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate information verbally via studio intercom system. Basic understanding of TV Broadcast terminology.
Strong leadership abilities
Strong organization/coordinating skills
Full operation of ENPS newsroom system
Full operation of news content playout server (Precis)
Ability to design and build basic news graphics with Axis graphics software
Effective knowledge and use of all studio facilities including sets, cameras and electronic effects technology.
Understand capabilities and limitations of all studio and production facilities
Ability to be flexible and innovative is essential
Positive attitude, encouraging others and supporting station goals and decisions
Embrace change and new technology
Ability to function under intense pressure and time constraints for breaking news
Identify problems quickly and offer solutions
Position includes benefits and is full time 40 hours/week. Ability to work varying shifts is required.