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Newscast Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Who are we?? We're one of the most creative shops in the country...innovative, aggressive and rebellious. We're also the station your news director shows you clips from, but wouldn't dare to TRY anything they're showing. We want to do great news and win!

Who are you?? You're a proven newscast director with a passion for innovative and creative work. You're the person who's known for getting it done and exceeding expectations. You can turn a bad news day into a great news story...and sadly, you're stuck in a station that is unwilling and unable to take chances...and you want more.

KTVK- 3TV is accepting applications for the position of Newscast Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Call out scripting directions during a live news broadcast. Rehearse and pull together various program elements that make up programs, newscasts or announcements. Block program elements in advance so they can be fitted together artistically and efficiently. Determine camera angles, lighting and set arrangement. Responsible for error-free, on-air execution in accordance with the station standard. Other duties as assigned. Schedule to include evenings and weekend split-shift.

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 2 years television news producing/directing experience preferred. College degree in communication, journalism or related field preferred. Intrinsic artistic sense of news delivery. Functional working knowledge of studio and location equipment including studio lighting technique and equipment, Teleprompter, studio cameras, Chyron, still-store, switcher, current effects, generators, remote cameras, off-line and computerized editing equipment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to direct technical crewmembers positively and effectively. Knowledge of script writing, video editing and interviewing techniques. Ability to think and react quickly to breaking news situations. Extreme attention to detail. Ability to work well with a team, as well as independently.

HOW TO APPLY:
We offer an outstanding compensation plan with benefits, effective the date of hire, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, and 401(k). Our team members also enjoy working in the fun and exciting atmosphere of a major media organization with local and national advancement opportunities.

If you qualify for the position, please submit resume to News Operations Manager, 5555 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013. email: careers@azfamily.com EOE

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

It is the policy of this station not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of the person's age, race, color, creed, religion, genders, disability, handicap, sexual orientation, national origin, and all other covered classes. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission.

DEADLINE: 2013-05-09