Broadcast DIrector

KARE-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul is seeking a Broadcast Director.

KARE-11 is looking for a director with a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience. Duties include preparing, coding and directing newscasts with SONY ELC automation software. Must have strong computer skills and a familiarity with AP- ENPS news software.


  • Coordinate and direct technical aspects of newscasts and other productions. Includes switching video/audio sources and taking responsibility for on air product including camera shots and graphics.
  • Attend necessary planning meetings and work directly with various producers to lay out show formats and studio recordings. This includes cameras, graphics, props, talent positioning and best use of available set elements.
  • Flawless operation of SONY ELC automation system (coding) while “calling” the show via intercom for production staff to follow.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate information verbally via studio intercom system. Basic understanding of TV Broadcast terminology.
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Strong organization/coordinating skills
  • Full operation of ENPS newsroom system
  • Full operation of news content playout server (Precis)
  • Ability to design and build basic news graphics with Axis graphics software
  • Effective knowledge and use of all studio facilities including sets, cameras and electronic effects technology.
  • Understand capabilities and limitations of all studio and production facilities
  • Ability to be flexible and innovative is essential
  • Positive attitude, encouraging others and supporting station goals and decisions
  • Embrace change and new technology
  • Ability to function under intense pressure and time constraints for breaking news
  • Identify problems quickly and offer solutions
  • Ability to cover varying schedules when needed

*Position includes benefits and is full time 40 hours/week. Ability to work varying shifts is required.

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Light work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.


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