KGW 8, the ratings leader in one of the greatest cities in the country, Portland, Oregon, is seeking an experienced News Director/TD to work a minimum of 30 hours per week with benefits. If you thrive in a fast-paced, high-tech, team environment, we want to hear from you.

What we need:

-Codes and directs fast-paced shows in a Sony ELC automated production environment. Will also be involved in breaking news events, special programing and various crew positions as needed.
-Must be able to fill in on various shifts, including weekends, as needed.

Experience / Skills


What you need:

-Minimum 2 years’ experience as director of live newscasts in an automated control room environment.
-Working knowledge of NRCS systems, ideally AP ENPS, control room automation systems, preferably Sony ELC, switchers, effects generators, automated video playout systems, teleprompter, robotic studio cameras, and template-based graphic systems.
-Must be capable of creating high quality production elements, both creatively and technically.
-Ability to lead a group of people to achieve successful newscasts.
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
-Ability to work under pressure and prioritize needs simultaneously.
-Must be a team player.
-Must be able to work a flexible shift.