12News, The TEGNA NBC affiliate in Phoenix, AZ is looking for a is looking for a Broadcast Director. The person filling this role will be tasked with the technical directing and switching of our live broadcasts using Sony ELC Production Automation. 12News produces over 10.5 hours of live local content per day, and the director is the last line of defense of that product before it hits the air. We are seeking an individual who has the ability to execute transformation and growth of our visual product in the ever-changing world of live local news. This position is responsible for coding and punching our locally produced content. The director works closely with a team of production professionals and news producers to place the most compelling and clean products on the air. The ideal candidate will be required to provide technical support for the 10.5 hours of live production per day and assist with occasional remote productions. We are looking for someone to bring some new, forward-thinking production ideas to the table to help us adapt to a constantly changing viewer base.


-Ability to adapt and quickly change on the fly for breaking news and unexpected special events.
-Knowledge and experience with operation and understanding of studio cameras, production switchers, video routers and audio consoles and automation, intercom and graphics systems
-Efficiency with ENPS, Bitcentral, Vertigo, X-Play, ELC, and MOS speak a massive plus.
-Work closely with the News Operations Manager to facilitate any changes and updates to our automation systems as they work hand-in-hand with News Automation workflows.

Experience / Skills


-Oversee the overall look of our product across multiple platforms.
-Ability to work with a team of people to achieve clean newscasts.
-Have high attention to detail to find and correct problems before they hit the air.
-Must be able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure.
-Must have the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once.
-Ability to work with a flexible schedule a must may require some nights, weekends and holidays (Schedule is TBD).
-Must be flexible with scheduling, including but not limited to, breaking news and illness.
-College degree, technical degree, or equivalent experience required.
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
-Excellent communication and organizational skills
-Ability to lift and operate handheld/jib and studio cameras weighing 26+lbs. a must
-Strong desire to achieve and maintain excellence.

About 12News

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions