KWWL, the NBC affiliate serving the 90th largest market is seeking a highly motivated Newscast Director for its award-winning, state of the art fast paced production and master control facility. This position is accountable for coordination and production of newscasts and cut-ins within station guidelines in a manner that will attract the largest possible viewership. The position is also accountable for master control operations, including ingesting/timing out local content and monitoring automated playlists for three stations. We are looking for a multi-tasking candidate that supports our commitment to serving the communities of eastern Iowa.
Qualifications include, but are not limited to:
• High school and/or technical school graduate. College courses or equivalent experience desirable.
• Willingness to learn and grow in a fast paced, team oriented environment.
• Ability to lift 50 lbs, climb tall ladders, move studio cameras and set pieces.
• Must have valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
• Vision, speech and hearing abilities that facilitate a rapid response to changes during a newscast.
• Possess manual dexterity to quickly move between various positions.
• Must be capable of traversing snow covered terrain to remove snow from satellite dishes.
• Ability to effectively communicate and make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
• Capable of analyzing and correcting technical problems.
• Experience with video production desirable.
• Familiarity with Ross Switchers, Ross Overdrive Automation, Ross XPression graphics system, Yamaha audio consoles, Harris/Imagine Master Control Automation a plus.
• Knowledge of FCC requirements for broadcast facilities, including transmission and tower light monitoring/logging and EAS notifications a plus.
• Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, and Encore a plus.
• Experience with lighting and set design a plus.
The Waterloo-Cedar Rapids-Dubuque-Iowa City market is a great place to live with numerous colleges and universities, good quality of life, ample recreation and close proximity to Minneapolis, Chicago and Des Moines.
KWWL is proud to be a Quincy Media station. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.
Send your resume to:
Michael Kjose, Operations Manager
KWWL Television, Inc.
511 E. 5th St.
Waterloo, IA 50703
KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Quincy Media Inc130 South 5th Street
P.O. Box 909
Quincy, IL USA 62306
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