WLFI TV 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for a candidate with directing and or Master Control experience. The ability to run Master control, ingest media into servers, and monitor on-air signal output are the main responsibilities. This position will also direct live newscasts, and may perform various other tasks during live news broadcasts including audio operation. The candidate will prepare playlist and programs for next day air, and purge content from previous day’s logs. He / She must have good communication skills and the ability to react quickly to changes.
Ideal Candidates must be extremely detail oriented, have a strong desire to learn, be able to work under pressure as part of a team, and be able to work flexible hours. If you are an experienced Director and or Production assistant looking to become a Director, this job is for you.
Experience in Television Directing is preferred. A college degree is required. Candidates must have a knowledge of computers and production equipment. The use of Adobe Photoshop, other editing software, as well as control room experience preferred. Experience with non-linear editing systems as well as a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is encouraged. Automation knowledge is a plus.
NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background Check and Drug Screen.