Director Job at CBS Television Stations, Fort Worth, TX

  • CBS Television Stations
  • Fort Worth, TX

Job Description

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Ideal candidates should be skilled at coding and ELC Directing as well as operating robotic camera and audio systems, sometimes simultaneously, for fast-paced scripted and breaking news coverage and other sports and entertainment productions. The successful candidate will have these Strengths: proven leadership skills, technical skills, ability to function well in a team environment, well expressed, attention to details, ability to manage time and be a positive, giving member of the team.

The ability to work on remote productions and skills that includes robotic and manual camera operation, in the field and in the studio, and some experience with audio operation will be considered strong assets!


  • Candidate must communicate efficiently with management, producers, graphic artists, engineering staff, hub crews and production coworkers to prepare and implement technically clean productions
  • Provide leadership for production prep and execution
  • Manage Production staff during assigned shifts to develop a positive working environment and successful operations
  • React in a calm and effective manner to fast-paced, 'live' television and multimedia environments
  • Apply technical expertise and creative style to create interesting productions within accepted guidelines and standards


  • College degree or equivalent preferred
  • 5+ years of experience coding and directing 'live' newscasts and other productions in a medium to major market
  • Knowledge and experience with Sony ELC automation system!

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.

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Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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Job Tags

Full time, Local area, Remote job, Shift work, Weekend work, Sunday, Day shift, Saturday, Afternoon shift,

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