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CBS Corporation Newscast Director in San Francisco, California

Newscast Director

REF#: 32131

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

'- Candidate must collaborate with show producers and technicians to consistently execute technically clean broadcasts utilizing Sony ELC control room automation.

  • Director will provide leadership in the planning and execution of all productions.

  • Supervise production to foster positive work environment.

  • Analyze and evaluate situations in order to avoid potential problems.

  • Ensure that all production deadlines are consistently met.

  • Ability to bring a fresh, creative focus to all facets of the production process.

  • Coordinate a variety of technical, editorial, and design elements to enhance broadcasts.

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Proven leadership skills.

  • Strong production background.

  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to thrive under deadline pressure and breaking news situations.

  • Attention to detail and time management.

  • Meticulous organizational and multi-tasking skills.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree or equivalent.

  • Minimum 5 years of successful directing experience in a top 20 market.

  • Knowledge and experience with Sony’s ELC automation system or similar

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to perform a variety of tasks that may require sitting or standing for extended periods, reaching, bending, light lifting and carrying.

Hours: TBA Workdays: TBA

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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