Technician - Automation Director

Fox 9 KMSP/WFTC is looking is seeking an inventive and creative Director to join our production team and help in crafting our award-winning newscasts.


Direct live and recorded newscasts and programs.

Operate Sony ELC production automation.

Work with Producers to pre-code show rundowns in iNews, camera block and place talent.

Set up lighting, props, audio support and strategy sessions, and make post show discrepancy reports.

This position will also be cross-trained on other technical responsibilities such as Master Control and TOC.  Position may be required to assist in these areas as needed.


A sharp, detail-oriented person who learns quickly and works well with a team.

Work schedule flexibility is required.

Technically savvy and proactive in identifying and appropriately addressing issues that may arise.

Adapts well to the needs of a fast-paced news environment.

Is a positive newsroom citizen.

Knowledge of equipment and operating systems, including; Sony ELC automation, MV8000G, video switcher, iNews, ELC playlist viewer, Bitcentral playout, ISQ playout of Chyron Mosaic and Power Clips, Vinten Fusion, and Calrec audio console.

High School diploma (or equivalent), college degree is preferred.

5 or more years of TV studio and control room operations preferred

Requires enrollment in IBEW 292 Union.


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KMSP-TV is an equal opportunity employer.