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KTUU-TV Morning Utility/Technical Director

KTUU, an award-winning television station in Anchorage, Alaska, is seeking a Morning Utility/Technical Director. This individual aids in the set-up for live newscasts, in addition to operating production equipment for newscasts and other special programming. The position offers excellent earnings potential, as well as a comprehensive benefit package, including group health & dental, PTO and 401(k).

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operate studio cameras, audio boards, and maintain knowledge of lighting and production of computer graphics as directed by Producer and/or Director during newscasts or other special programming.
  • Ability to learn Technical direction of live newscasts and/or other special programming.
  • Ability to learn to create on-air graphics.
  • Operate audio board as directed by Producer and/or Director during newscasts or other special programming.
  • Communicate instructions to talent and guests during live and live-on-tape productions.
  • Produce daily/weekly promos.
  • Maintain and replace set and studio lighting.
  • Ability to learn the higher functions of live television production.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

We`re seeking someone with previous news operation experience, preferably in a live broadcast environment. A minimum of an Associate`s degree, or equivalent practical experience, is preferred. A valid driver`s license, with a good driving record, is required.

Essential Knowledge & Skills:

  • Working knowledge of studio cameras, audio, lighting and other technical aspects of television production.
  • Excellent visual sense.
  • Able to follow written and verbal direction.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Flexible to work various shifts.
  • Able to handle high-stress situations and pressure deadlines.
  • Potential to develop leadership skills.
  • Able to work with other departments and work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment.

Interested candidates please visit the following web site: and search Requisition Numbers KTUU1148 to learn more about the positions and apply.

NORTHERN LIGHTS MEDIA, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Offers of employment are contingent upon a pre-employment background check.

DEADLINE: 2013-05-05