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Floor Director

Company: Telephone & Data Systems
Location: Bend
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

As a Floor Director, you will be responsible for executing a wide range of studio production tasks that include the operation of studio cameras for live news production, preparing video segments for newscasts as assigned by the News Producer, directing on-air talent and guests, and relaying information from director to on-air talent. This role will ensure that studio equipment and lighting is functioning properly prior to all newscasts resulting in high quality broadcasts that meet specifications set forth by the management.The pay range listed for this position represents the low and high end of the base compensation range. The actual offer amount will carefully consider multiple factors, such as relevant skills, qualifications, work experience, location and/or competencies that align with the specified role. Certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses and equity awards. Zolo Broadcasting LLC, a TDS Telecom company, operates KOHD-TV the ABC affiliate, KBNZ-LP the CBS affiliate, COTV11 and CO4 Visitors Network as Zolo Media, offering a wide range of viewing options for Central Oregonians.Zolo Media provides targeted advertising solutions through a combination of locally originated content, local broadcast television stations, and on Bend and Crestview cable television networks. Zolo Creative Services offers award-winning video production for television spot production. Visit or Broadcasting LLC and Zolo Media are part of TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom), which is based in Madison, Wis. Combined, the companies employ more than 3,400 people and are subsidiaries of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000 company. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Visit Operate all floor studio cameras during live newscasts.+ Prepare/edit video segments for newscasts.+ Maintain studio cleanliness and troubleshoot studio equipment.+ Prepare studio guests with mics and instructions prior to air.Required Qualifications+ Must have and maintain a valid driver's license, insurance and have access to reliable transportation.+ 1+ years in a technical support or customer service role.Other Qualifications+ Previous experience as a Floor Director for news department preferred.+ Excellent written and oral communication skills.+ Ability to run live studio camera during newscasts.+ Ability to troubleshoot studio equipment and lighting.+ Serve as camera operator for COTV events as needed.+ Comfortable working in fast-paced and high stress situations.+ Ability to complete work in a deadline driven environment.+ Ability to a swing shift and being available for on-call in order to capture live events as needed for programming.+ Familiarity with broadcast equipment/software: Various broadcast studio cameras, Adobe Premier, Ross Inception or iNews.BenefitsAssociates scheduled to work 20 or more hours per week have access to medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, and paid time off benefits such as vacation (15 days accrued per year for full-time; pro-rated for part-time associates working between 20-39 hours), sick leave (10 days accrued per year for full-time and pro-rated for all other associates), seven paid national holidays and one floating holiday, paid parental leave (2 weeks after 12 months of employment), among others. Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability coverage is also available for associates working 30 or more hours per week and Education Assistance is available to full-time associates. Associates scheduled to work under twenty hours per week or for a limited term (i.e. interns) are eligible for medical coverage, the 401(k) plan (if 18 or older), as well as sick leave (10 days accrued per year for full-time and pro-rated for all other associates). For more detail on the benefits we offer click here.At TDS, we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law. To learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and culture, click here!$18.11 - $27.16Requisition ID: 2023-21827 Telecommute: No Paygrade: 2H

Keywords: Telephone & Data Systems, Bend , Floor Director, Executive , Bend, Oregon

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