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Supervising Director

Company: Tegna
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Fox 61 News (WTIC/WCCT) in Hartford, CT is seeking a Supervising Director to supervise the Newscast Directors and Studio Technicians. The Supervising Director will, at times, direct live newscasts, recorded webcasts, cut-ins, local programs, and commercial projects. Effective interaction and communication with the News department, along with other departments, is critical to success. Strong leadership and organizational skills are a must. The Supervising Director will serve as the first contact for all News, Marketing, and Sales productions. The Supervising Director will also interact closely with the TEGNA Design Hub. Responsibilities:

  • Technical and Team lead for control room and studio operations
  • Direct live newscasts, recorded productions, live streams, cut-ins, and commercial projects
  • Work close with Head of Technology and Operations to increase production value and maintain consistent overall newscast look
  • Ensure effective interaction and communication between the control room and multiple departments across the organization
  • Weekly department scheduling
  • Other assigned duties as assigned or needed Requirements:
  • Ross Overdrive control room automation
  • Ross video switchers
  • Wheatstone Audio Mixers
  • Studio lighting
  • Teleprompter
  • Cambot robotic studio cameras
  • ChyronHego graphic systems
  • Non-Linear editing skills a plus
  • Experience with ENPS and Bit Central server systems also a plus.
  • Proactive self-learning
  • Effective leadership and communication skills
  • Seven (7) years' experience in various aspects of television production preferred
  • A minimum of five (5) years' experience directing
  • Three (3) years supervisory or similar leadership role experience preferred
  • Remote multi-camera production experience
  • Excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Personal integrity, accountability, problem solving, a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Comfortable working on ladders and lifts Travel: Rarely: less than 10% Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs. About TEGNA TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service. For more information, visit . TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus. EEO statement: TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

Keywords: Tegna, Hartford , Supervising Director, Executive , Hartford, Connecticut

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