KSL TV OverDrive Director

Posted by KSL Broadcast Group

Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: 2020-07-16


Our company is committed to being trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.




Bonneville International has been a leader in broadcasting for over 50 years, with a mission to build up, connect, inform and celebrate communities and families across our markets. We currently own and operate 22 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, Sacramento, San Francisco and Salt Lake City, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL TV 5, in Salt Lake.  Were proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!



KSL TV is looking for capable professional TV OverDrive Director.  The qualified director is a highly motivated self-learner eager to take on new challenges and add their expertise to productions.




Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24-7 television and social media operation.
Direct and coordinate news and programming broadcasts, news breaks, bulletins and special reports in a a creative and effective manner, both in the studio and on location
Experience with Ross Overdrive Automation software
Execution of production duties using communication, coding and execution consistent with methods as directed by Live Production Manager
Understanding of other various technical systems including Ross Xpression, production switcher, camera, teleprompter, audio, required for newscast.
Excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on working as a team with News managers, producers, anchors and reporters
Proactive self-learning
Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to floor directing and camera



5-7 years experience working all newscast production duties and Ross Overdrive directing
Ability to identify high quality production elements, both creatively and technically.
Must be a team player with a knowledge of broadcast technologies including; switchers, routing systems, master control automation servers, audio console and remote studio camera controls
Ability to work well under pressure and make quick decisions
Personal integrity, accountability, problem solving, strong work ethic



High school diploma or equivalent.
7-10 years of experience in live news broadcast
Must possess ability to lead, thrive under pressure, and succeed in the fast-paced environment of live local news.
Good or correctable to good vision, able to display creative abilities in studio camera composition as well as in other assigned production activities
Work hours required and able to work more hours when needed to meet deadlines


Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively
Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
Lift, move, and carry up to 50 lbs. or heavy studio production equipment as needed
Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination

Bonneville is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.


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