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Newscast Director

KCCI-TV, the #1 station in Central Iowa, is looking for a full-time, entry-level Newscast Director. We work as a Director/TD team with a full studio production crew to produce fast-paced, graphic intensive, award-winning newscasts. This position is for a dedicated self-starter with decision-making skills and a desire to be a leader. Experience is preferred, but we're willing to train the right candidate.


Work shifts will include evenings, weekends and holidays. 


Job Responsibilities:  

Primary duties include: calling newscasts, editing news video, and assisting our digital team. The ideal candidate has experience in working closely with producers and production teams to execute graphic-intensive, fast-paced, technically clean and innovative newscasts. 


Required Skills: 

The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years professional LIVE news directing experience and will need: 

excellent communication skills; 
proficiency in ENPS or related newsroom software and Adobe video editing 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 or military experience. 

To Apply:

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