Start Date: ASAP

Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Station: WTHR Channel 13

Contact Person: Cherilyn Stephens

Contact Email: [email protected]

We are an
Equal Opportunity Employer

Required Skills:

The minimum qualifications for the position include:
• Two (2) years of experience directing and/or technical directing newscasts in an automated production environment
• Proven ability to work well under pressure and work well with others
• Proven ability to direct fast-paced, rapidly changing productions for extended periods of time
• Strong organizational, communications, and time-management skills
• Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays

Preferred knowledge, skills or experience include:
• Working knowledge of Ross Overdrive and/or Vision switcher
• Working knowledge of non linear editors
• Working knowledge of ENPS

Education Required:

Four (4) year college degree or equivalent related experience


Medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, paid holidays, company provided disability and life insurance.

Job Description:

Indiana’s news leader, WTHR Channel 13, is looking for a live newscast/ projects Director who can excel in an automated environment and use our technology to create dynamic, energetic, and quickly paced newscasts. Our Directors work closely producers and use Ross Overdrive automation to create and execute live newscasts and live, remote productions. In addition, Directors manage the production crew for pre-show production, studio shot planning and blocking, and graphics integration. Directors are required to direct other shows as scheduled, remote production shoots, and special events. Directors will be expected to handle multiple live shots, breaking news, and be able to plan ahead and adjust to changes while maintaining an energetic pace. WTHR’s Directors also aid our digital initiatives and News department as necessary.

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