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Director III - WXYZ-TV

WXYZ, the Scripps ABC station in Southfield, Michigan is searching for an experienced Director. The Director III is responsible for directing the station's newscasts and special programming from the news automated control room with a minimal amount of errors while supervising the crew.


Assigned to daily newscasts as a director or technical director Works with show producers using newsroom computer system to create an integrated automated show rundown Directs control room crew for pre-production, studio shot planning and graphics integration Direct other shows, production shoots and special reports as assigned Assist with any studio setups including but not limited to lighting.


High school diploma or GED required. Bachelors in related discipline preferred. 3 years experience directing LIVE newscasts and 1 year experience with Sony ELC automation strongly preferred. Must have previous multi-camera directing experience preferably in television news with control room automation.


Must have the ability to direct fast-pace rapidly changing productions for extended periods. Working knowledge of state-of-the-art video switchers and effects. Familiar with routers, video servers, audio consoles, robotic studio cameras, graphics systems and studio production equipment. Strong computer skills. Effective communication and people skills. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Strong leadership and team building ability. Constant viewing of multiple video and computer monitors. Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

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Location : Detroit

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