WOI- Local 5, the TEGNA-owned ABC affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa seeks a talented leader to join our exceptional directing team. The qualified director is a highly motivated self-learner eager to take on new challenges and add their expertise to productions.

Direct live newscasts, recorded productions, live streams, and cut-ins.

• Determine camera angles, lighting, and set arrangement

• Ensure effective interaction between the control room and multiple departments across the organization

• Other assigned duties to include: Editing, Audio, Xpression, Live shot acquisition, and Media Ingest​

Experience / Skills


-Proactive self-learning
-Effective leadership and communication during a crisis
-Two (2) years’ experience in various aspects of television production preferred
-A minimum of three (2) years experience directing
-Excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers
-Strong leadership and organizational skills
-Personal integrity, accountability, problem solving, strong work ethic
-Ability to work late evenings, weekends, and holidays
-Ability to stand for extended periods
-Ability to lift 50 lbs.
-Comfortable working on ladders