Broadcast Director (Part-Time) - KIRO TV in Seattle, WA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/18/2022

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Job Summary

KIRO-TV is looking for a part-time automation Broadcast Director who will also produce content for KIRO newscasts and all digital platforms. Applicants must be comfortable directing in a fast paced, live television environment and be able to oversee all technical aspects of a live broadcast, across all broadcast platforms. The applicant must be able to adapt quickly to changes and communicate clearly with staff and news management. The individual also must be willing and able to learn how to contribute content to KIRO digital platforms. 


  • Direct live news broadcasts using Grass Valley’s Ignite Automation System 
  • Maintain the upkeep of production studio 
  • Oversee and direct content for all KIRO digital platform 
  • Transfer elements into Airspeed servers for playback 
  • Recognize and be able to troubleshoot problems with Ignite Automation: 
  • Grass Valley K-Frame Switcher
    • Vinten Robotics
    • Avid iNEWS
    • Chyron Hego Graphics
    • Studio Mics and Lighting 
  • Maintain a positive, cooperative and professional attitude at all times 



What we look for


  • Minimum of 2 years' television news experience preferred 
  • Knowledge of the Grass Valley Ignite automation system or similar system preferred 
  • Knowledge of Avid iNews and automation integration preferred 
  • Live directing and/or switching experience and knowledge of switcher concepts 
  • Ability to troubleshoot in short time periods, and between commercial breaks 


CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses include 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

CMG may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or during employment as a term and condition of employment unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law.

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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