Position/Title: Director/Technical Director # 774698
WATN/WLMT, the ABC/CW affiliate in Memphis, Tennessee is seeking a newscast Director/TD with a minimum of 3 years directing/technical directing fast paced and graphic intensive live newscasts, excellent computer skills, people skills, and leadership qualities in a studio environment.
The Director/TD supervises, assigns duties to crew, and acts as liaison between engineering, news, and production departments. The Director/TD will have knowledge of Ross Synergy & Vision switchers, Ross XPression and Wheatstone audio board, plus graphics production.
The Director/TD will train camera, CG and audio operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts and fill in for these positions as needed. Knowledge of ENPS newsroom system, Bit Central Precis video playback system and studio lighting is a plus, and able to lift approximately 50 pounds.