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Newscast Director/Studio-Control Room Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Job Description: Based in the brand new NH1 Media Center in Concord, NH1 is looking for an individual who will direct live weekend newscasts. This person will also be assigned various weekday duties directly related to the production of live local newscasts. This individual will have additional responsibilities involving NH1 Digital. This is a full time position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities:

  • Direct fast paced and graphics heavy newscasts using state of the art systems and equipment.
  • Responsible for overseeing desired on-air look for weekend newscasts and all additional newscasts assigned to direct.
  • Supervise weekend production and technical support staffs assigned to control room and studio.
  • Assume same responsibilities when assigned to direct weekday broadcasts.
  • Work with members of the news team in the preparation and execution of newscasts.
  • Direct scheduled newscasts along with breaking news and special reports as directed by news management.
  • When assigned, this individual will direct on location live field broadcasts for on-air and digital platforms.
  • Will edit for broadcast.
  • Will interact and work with all NH1 departments as assigned.
  • Will on a regular basis be assigned to perform control room and studio duties including but not limited to character generator operator, studio camera operator, audio operator, and graphics system operator.

REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience directing television newscasts using an automated newscast production system.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
  • Strong work ethic and able to work flexible schedules and long hours.
  • Hands-on experience in all technical control room and studio positions associated with live broadcasts.
  • Must be a team leader with a positive attitude.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but candidates with vocational technical training and/or an Associate’s degree will be considered.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, salary history and relevant work examples to tvjobs@NH1.com. Include "Director/Control Room Operator" in the subject line. NH1 and Binnie Media are Equal Opportunity Employers. No third-party recruiters, please.

DEADLINE: 2014-06-19