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Tribune Company

Grand Rapids, MI

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– WXMI FOX17 is searching for a motivated Director. If you want a job that doesn’t require you to think, create or innovate, you’re looking at the wrong company. But if you want a career that is challenging and allows you to strain and flex your brain muscles you’ve worked so hard to build—while having some fun as well—consider joining FOX 17. The broadcast news industry is evolving rapidly and you would have the chance to dive right in and make a difference.


Direct and run robotic cameras for live television broadcasts

Coordinate production team during live television broadcasts

Set-up necessary equipment as needed in absence of studio crew

Monitor and assist maintenance of audio, playback, VIZ and cameras for live television broadcasts

Prepare and code shows into Ross Overdrive system using OPUS

Direct and operate Ross Overdrive system during live television broadcasts

Direct and record promos, cut-ins and topical segments as needed

Assist with the upkeep and maintenance of production equipment, studio facilities, audio booth and control room

Coordinate/assist Creative Services with any promotions they may be recording in the studio or newsroom

Open a ticket as soon as technical issues are detected and notify direct supervisor

Contribute to team effort and positive morale in newsroom

Other duties as assigned, including fill-in help


Reports to the Production Manager and Director of Engineering. College education in television broadcasting and film and video production and/or 2-3 years’ experience in television production required.

Please apply online to: Tribunemedia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

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Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit

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Tribune is one of the country’s leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in publishing, digital and broadcasting. In publishing, Tribune’s leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, The Morning Call and Daily Press. The company’s broadcasting group operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable and Chicago’s WGN-AM. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune’s print and broadcast properties and extend the company’s nationwide audience.

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