Job Opening: Freelance AUTOMATION Newscast Director

NEWS
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 04:30PM
Posted 04/10/2017

KGO-TV/ABC7 News, the ABC Owned Television station in San Francisco has an immediate opening for a Freelance AUTOMATION Newscast Director to join our ABC7 News team. We are seeking a dedicated director that wants to join our team by working on live newscasts and local production.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualified applicants should have:
-Knowledge and/or working experience with Grass Valley Ignite Automation System and Ross Overdrive Automation System
-State manager experience is a plus.
-A strong sense of newscast structure, significant hands-on experience operating in a computer assisted environment, the ability to work well under pressure, exceptional organizational skills and the ability to easily adapt within an organization.
-Live directing and/or switching experience and knowledge of switcher concepts is helpful.
-Operational knowledge of peripheral devices such as Viz RT and Vinten Robotics is a plus.
-Must be able to work all shifts part-time and vacation relief including weekends, early mornings, late nights, and holidays.

Prospective employee for this job must join DGA.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Direct daily newscasts and production as required
-Work closely with newscast producers, production and engineering staff
-Stage manager duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
-Extensive experience with Ignite and Ross Automated Production system required.
-Knowledge of Grass Valley production switchers, video servers and ENPS preferred.
-Stage managing experience preferred.

EDUCATION:
-BA in Communications or equivalent preferred

EXPERIENCE:
-Minimum 1-3 years in television production

TO APPLY:

Please send resume and cover letter to dailyhirejobs@kgo-tv.com. Please also indicate where you saw the job posting on your cover letter.

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

ABC7 is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
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