TV Show Director

Company: University of Missouri
Company Website
Location: Columbia
Full Time

Job Description:
KOMU 8 is looking for a TV Show Director. The person filling this role will be tasked with directing live newscasts and other productions using Ross Production Automation. This position is responsible for coding and punching our locally produced content. The director works closely with news producers to deliver compelling and clean products to our viewers. The ideal candidate will be required to provide technical support for live production and assist with occasional remote productions. We are looking for someone to bring new, forward-thinking production ideas to the table and to help us adapt to a constantly changing viewer base.

KOMU 8 is a full-powered NBC and CW affiliate proudly owned by the University of Missouri serving the Columbia-Jefferson City, MO market. It is the only network affiliated television station with a dual mission of informing the public and serving as the premier training ground for television journalists with the prestigious Missouri School of Journalism.

Responsibilities Include:
• Knowledge and experience with the operation and understanding of studio cameras, production switchers, video routers, audio consoles, automation, intercoms, lighting and graphics systems
• Efficiency with iNews, Bitcentral, and Ross Automation
• Execute live productions across multiple platforms.
• Ability to work with a team of people to achieve clean newscasts.
• Have high attention to detail to find and correct problems before they hit the air.
• Must be able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure.
• Ability to work with a flexible schedule is a must. May require mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills required
• Responsible for studio maintenance, set up and tear down.
• Other duties as assigned

Salary Range:
$16.00 – $22.00 per hour


University Title:
Media Producer I

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3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m
Wednesday – Sunday

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Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of one year of relative experience.

Benefit Eligibility:
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment:
We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.