Start Date: ASAP

Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Station: WTHR

Contact Person: Cherilyn Stephens

Contact Email: [email protected]

We are an
Equal Opportunity Employer

Required Skills:

The minimum qualifications for the position include:
• 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; or Two (2) years of experience directing and/or technical directing newscasts in an automated production environment


Medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, holidays, and company paid disability

Job Description:

Indiana’s news leader, WTHR Channel 13, is looking for a live newscast/ projects Director who can work 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 reports. Directors will be expected to handle multiple live shots, breaking news, and be able to look ahead and adjust to changes while keeping the newscast moving. WTHR’s Directors also aid our digital initiatives as necessary.

Instructions to Apply:

Interested candidates must apply online using the link below:

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