Production Director Smkt

Location Memphis, Tennessee Job Number 1714661 Brand Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC, d/b/a WHBQ-TV

Description

WHBQ-FOX 13 Memphis, the COX Media Group owned FOX affiliate in Memphis, TN is looking for a director/technical director to execute clean, creative and dynamic newscasts. The next member of our team will be proficient in the technical components, and will have the vision and drive to help our team of producers and production crew come up with new and compelling concepts within our newscasts.
Job Responsibilities:
- Candidate must be detailed oriented and able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment.
- Candidate will provide creative input and will work closely with the newscast producer.
- Must be able to lead a large production team.
- Director will be responsible for clean technical execution of the overall look of the newscast.
- Will work weekends as a director who both calls and punches the show.
- Will contribute to our digital platforms by adding video, images, and other content as assigned.
Required Skills
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Excellent organizational skills.
- Ability to direct in a fast paced news environment.
-Possess a thorough knowledge of broadcast newsroom operations.
-Computer proficiency including experience with news production and automation software.
-Strong knowledge of journalistic standards.
-Must be able varied schedules including weekends, mornings, evenings, and overnights.
-Must have reliable transportation.


Qualifications

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Excellent organizational skills.
- Ability to direct in a fast paced news environment.
-Possess a thorough knowledge of broadcast newsroom operations.
-Computer proficiency including experience with news production and automation software.
-Strong knowledge of journalistic standards.
-Must be able varied schedules including weekends, mornings, evenings, and overnights.
-Must have reliable transportation.
Education:
-College Degree in Broadcast Communications, or equivalent, is preferred.
Required Experience
-2 years’ experience as a director is preferred
-Experience with a Sony Grass Valley Kalypso
-Experience with iNews, Chryon Lyric graphics and Bitcentral video playback will be helpful.

CANDIDATES MUST BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE A DIRECTORS TRACK REEL OF A NEWSCAST THAT THEY DIRECTED ALONG WITH THEIR RESUME.



About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-TN-Memphis-485 S Highland St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing