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Ignite Operator II, WTVF

The E.W. Scripps Company
Nashville, TN 37201
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WTVF, the Scripps CBS station in Nashville, TN is seeking to hire a Technical Director. The Technical Director is responsible for on-air operation of the Ignite automated control room system to produce the stations newscasts and productions with a minimal amount of errors.


  • This person would be assigned to control room productions both live and recorded.
  • Works with directors and producers for pre-production, studio shot planning, graphics integration and Ignite IQT/TME building.
  • Technical knowledge of backup control room systems and critical production signal flow.
  • Knowledge of studio systems including robotic camera operation and aux signal flow for monitor feeds.
  • Assist with any studio setups including but not limited to lighting.
  • Flexible work hours required. Including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED required. Bachelors in related discipline preferred.
  • Currently or recently performing duties as a technical director of automated live programming, preferably at least 3 years prior experience.


  • Must have the ability to work on fast-paced rapidly changing productions for extended periods.
  • Working knowledge of state-of-the-art video switchers and effects.
  • Familiar with routers, video servers, audio consoles, robotic studio cameras, graphics systems and studio production equipment.
  • Ability to multitask using computer keyboards and equipment control panels.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Effective communication and people skills.


The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship for the company.



Posted: 2020-11-08 Expires: 2020-12-07
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