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.
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.
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.
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.