Hearst Television
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
25 days ago
Job Type
Job Function



KMBC/KCWE TV, the ABC/CW Hearst Television stations in Kansas City, MO has an opening for a Broadcast Technical Director. Broadcast Technical Directors have knowledge of broadcast operations and production activities. This position works with engineering and news to facilitate the production elements involved in live newscasts. You will report to the Engineering Director.

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for clean technical execution of the look of the newscasts
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Chief Engineer and Director of Engineering

Experience Requirements
  • 1+ years of experience working as a newscast director or technical director at a commercial television station
  • Experience operating several types of production broadcast equipment
  • Knowledge of Grass Valley Ignite Automation or experience with production control automation systems
  • Demonstrate timely decision-making in a live news production environment
  • Understanding of newsroom systems, ENPS and video playback systems

Qualification Requirements
  • Must have a solid background in the operations of broadcast television systems and equipment
  • Can work flexible hours and shifts, including holidays and weekends
  • In-person attendance is required

  • College Degree preferred but not required
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.
  • Medical | Dental | Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Emotional Wellness Support
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • LGBTQ+ Health Services
  • Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs


Hearst Television (HTV) owns and/or operates 35 television and two radio stations serving 27 media markets across 39 states reaching over 22 million U.S. television households. HTV is recognized as one of the industry's premier broadcasting companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service.

Job ID: 72943541

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