Director / Technical Director

Company: Gray Television
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Location: St. Louis
Full Time

The Director /Technical Director has knowledge of Grass Valley Ignite Automation used for News, Lifestyle, and Sports shows – both live and live-to-tape. Candidates also have knowledge of Chyron systems and basic graphics creation, Avid iNews, teleprompter, and an understanding of studio operations, including handheld and jib camera operation. The Technical Producer is a positive team player with a passion for broadcast media. KMOV will be transitioning to Ross Overdrive and the Gray TMP workflow in November 2023. Knowledge of Overdrive and TMP workflow is a plus.

If you are creative, smart, inquisitive, organized and passionate — we have a great job waiting for you at KMOV in St. Louis — the most watched station in all of Missouri and Southern Illinois. KMOV is one of the top CBS affiliates in the country, a leader in Market #24, and known for its award winning news and weather coverage, numerous community service projects, and effective broadcast and digital marketing solutions.

* Completion of high school. Bachelor’s degree in broadcast television or media preferred
* Minimum 2 years experience in a live broadcast television environment with hands-on control room experience
* Experience operating and maintaining the Ignite Automation system
* Experience operating Ross Overdrive and Master control automation systems is a plus
* Master Control automation experience preferred.

Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Executing newscasts using Grass Valley Ignite Automation System and building functionality within that system
* Coding rundowns in Avid iNews
* Supporting all studio operations, including running handheld and jib cameras
* Communicating effectively with team members in the newsroom, as well as various other departments in daily interactions
*Other duties, tasks and responsibilities may be assigned at any time