Broadcast Director - WSOC TV


Charlotte, NC, US, 28206

Location: NC-Charlotte

Job Title:  Broadcast Director - WSOC TV


Position Overview

WSOC Charlotte TV is looking for a Broadcast Director who will also produce content for newscasts and all digital platforms. Applicants must be comfortable directing in a fast paced, live television environment and be able to oversee all technical aspects of a live broadcast, across all broadcast platforms. The applicant must be able to adapt quickly to changes and communicate clearly with staff and news management. The individual also must be willing and able to learn how to contribute content to digital platforms.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct live news broadcasts through the use of Grass Valley’s Ignite Automation System
  • Maintain the upkeep of production studio
  • Oversee and direct content for all digital platforms
  • Transfer elements into Airspeed servers for playback
  • Recognize and be able to troubleshoot problems with Ignite Automation:
    • Grass Valley K-Frame Switcher
    • Vinten Robotics
    • Avid iNEWS
    • Chyron Hego Graphics
    • Studio Mics and Lighting
  • Maintain a positive, cooperative and professional attitude at all times

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2-year television news experience preferred
  • Knowledge of the Grass Valley Ignite automation system or similar system preferred
  • Knowledge of Avid iNews and automation integration preferred
  • Live directing and/or switching experience and knowledge of switcher concepts
  • Ability to sit and direct for long time periods--often hours at a time


About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 49 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 10 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit

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