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The E.W. Scripps Company

TV: Director IV - F/T

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Thursday, 30th January 2020
Sunday, 29th March 2020
Location: Boise, Idaho

Job Description:

KIVI TV has a fulltime Director position available in Nampa - please have applicants apply online at:
  ·         DIRECTOR
  The Director IV will direct all assigned newscasts and assist producers in the preparation of newscasts. The Director IV will also supervise the Ignite production staff. Develop necessary coding for animation. Will also be responsible for developing and maintaining shortcuts and backup procedures.
  ·         Direct or technical direct any assigned newscast with minimal amount of errors
  ·         Supervise Ignite production staff
  ·         Prepare studio for newscast
  ·         Work with the producer before and during each newscast to create on-air product
  ·         Suggest camera shots, graphics and other production elements
  ·         Maintain a thorough knowledge of other equipment used in production of our newscasts
  ·         Manage and maintain all aspects of automation, including coding and functions
  ·         Develop and distribute backup procedures to all directors
  ·         Assist in maintaining all broadcast equipment within control room
  ·         Other duties as assigned
  Education & Experience/Certifications
  ·         High school diploma required. Bachelor's degree in related field preferred
  ·         1-3 years related experience required
  ·         Previous supervisory experience preferred
  ·         Extensive knowledge in all areas of video production
  ·         Knowledge of newsroom computer systems
  ·         In-depth knowledge of automation systems
  ·         Knowledge of studio lighting board
  Skills & Abilities
  ·         Ability to formulate, block and direct newscasts
  ·         Ability to supervise and evaluate Ignite Directors
  ·         Must have the ability to direct fast-paced, 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
  ·         Good computer skills
  ·         Effective communication and people skills
  ·         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 75 lbs.
  ·         Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

Preferred Skills:

The E.W. Scripps Company [1] (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."
As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.
  ·         Apply
Heidi Butler, HRBP - Boise Market
208-381-6603 (office)
208-590-9648 (cell)
866-397-1214 (Workday and Payroll Help)
855-376-7996 (Benefits Help)
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