Newscast Director, KCCI-TV

KCCI-TV, the #1 station in Central Iowa, is looking for an experienced Newscast Director to join our team. If you’re looking for a station without control room automation and the opportunity to work in a supportive environment, KCCI may be the place for you. We work as a Director/TD team with a full studio production crew to produce fast-paced, graphic intensive, award-winning newscasts.

Job Responsibilities                                     

Primary duties include: newscast directing, floor directing and teleprompter operation. Other duties could include: shooting, editing, and assisting our digital team. The ideal candidate has experience in working closely with producers and production teams to execute technically clean and innovative newscasts.

Required Skills

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years professional LIVE news directing experience and will need:

  • excellent communication skills;
  • proficiency in ENPS or related newsroom software;
  • experience with digital video playback systems;
  • understanding of MOS, VizRT and all control room operations.


College degree in Broadcast Journalism or a related field preferred but not required with equivalent work experience.

Required Experience

Candidate must demonstrate strong live newscast directing skills and a calm control room presence.   Please include a cover letter and link to your most recent newscast with director’s track when applying.

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