Technical Director


Technical Director


WLKY-TV has an opening for an experienced Technical Director
for our station’s live fast-paced newscasts. The ideal candidate will have
extensive knowledge of broadcast operations and production activities. The
Technical Director will work together with directors and producers in planning
newscasts and overseeing the crew on Newscast pre-production activities.

Job Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the visual direction of newscasts.

Candidate must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure in a fast-paced

Successful candidate will provide creative input and will work closely with the
newscast producer and production crew.

Employee will be responsible for clean technical execution of the overall look of the

Must be able to call and punch a newscast.

Vacancy Type:
Part Time

Date Posted:

Closing Date:





Should have 2+ years of experience working as a technical director at a commercial television
station with extensive experience in the operation of a wide variety of broadcast equipment


Qualifications Requirements:

Must be willing to work mornings and fill in during holidays and vacation.

Must have reliable transportation.

Experience with a Sony Production Switchers is preferred.

Experience with ENPS, VIZ RT graphics and Bitcentral video playback will be helpful.


College Degree in Broadcast Communications or related field preferred.

Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated
experience will be considered.

To Apply
Please visit to apply


Public Radio Sales Representative

Kentucky Public Radio Network (KPRN) is seeking a statewide media salesperson.

The Kentucky Public Radio Network is a consortium of eight Kentucky public radio stations with a massive media footprint – delivering more than 610,000 of Kentucky’s most influential people across all 120 counties.
KPRN has a long history of delivering substantial marketing ROI to numerous blue chip companies and agencies, and we seek the right person to expand our success.

The ideal candidate is motivated to excel and well-organized, with solid knowledge of marketing and media, a history of media sales success, passion for the mission of public media, and knowledge of the inner workings of Kentucky. You’ll have freedom to win new clients across the state and work from the location that best suits your needs.

•Refine a prospective client database of Kentucky’s business and agency influencers
•Express the unique value that public media offers in a competitive media marketplace
•Research and prepare proposals to meet prospective client needs
•Establish and maintain new client relationships
•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
•Strong time-management skills and ability to work on your own
•Two years of proven media sales success
•Safe driving record and reliable transportation

Compensation and Perks
•Base salary and commission with high potential earnings
•Health insurance and 401k
•The satisfaction of representing a powerful and trusted media product

Please submit a resume, cover letter and three references before September 30 to
KPRN/Louisville Public Media is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to racial, ethnic, LGBTQ, religious, economic and educational representation.

KBA Conference Update: Maker’s Mark tour is closed!

Due to a better than expected response, registration for the Maker’s Mark tour during this year’s Annual Conference is now closed. The event is filled to capacity. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list for the tour please email

Furthermore, if you have already registered for the Maker’s Mark tour and cannot attend, it is imperative that you let the KBA know as soon as possible to allow someone on the waiting list to have your reservation. Reminder: The buses traveling from Louisville to Loretto will depart from the Galt House Hotel at 11am sharp on Monday, October 9, 2017.

EAS Advisory – August 16 RMT rescheduled

EAS Advisory
Attn: Chief Operator/ Programming/ Engineering:

The Required Monthly Test (RMT) scheduled for Wednesday, August 16, 2017, did not run, due to an equipment problem at the Emergency Management EOC, Frankfort. The RMT will be originated tonight (Friday morning) August 18 at 12:07a.m. by WHAS radio, Louisville.

For any questions, comments please contact:

Greg Happel, SECC Chair
Phone: 270-325-4120

Sr. Digital Sales Specialist

Sr. Digital Sales Specialist * 8-15-17  * 2017-7286

WAVE 3 News, the NBC affiliate in Louisville, KY., is seeking a Sr. Digital Sales Specialist to join our elite sales team. The Successful candidate will be responsible for day to day sales of our digital product portfolio and will work both independently and with the Local Sales Team to help develop digital revenue while meeting with local businesses to consult with them on the best digital advertising solutions for their business. The candidate must have at least 2 years of proven Digital sales experience and be energetic, organized, and an effective communicator. Other key expectations include:

  • Expert in cold calling, prospecting, building proposals, and customizing digital marketing solutions that generate success.
  • Outstanding customer service. Must be excellent in building relationships and following through on promises and commitments made.
  • Creative and idea driven.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, advertising, or business or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two years of Digital sales experience required.
  • Must have your own dependable means of transportation.
  • Experienced seller with a track record of new business development and incremental selling.
  • Experience working with others to close and maintain business.
  • Expert knowledge of all facets of Digital advertising.
  • Effective communication, negotiation, and persuasion skills, both written and oral.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience with Photoshop a plus.
  • Ability to multitask, manage multiple assignments, and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and team-oriented environment.

Pre-employment drug screen and clean MVR required. If qualified, please apply online

attach your cover letter and resume.  No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

KBA members meet with Congressmen Comer, Guthrie

On Wednesday, August 30th members of the KBA had the distinct honor of meeting with Congressman James Comer in Madisonville, KY and then on Thursday, August 31st with Congressman Brett Guthrie in Bowling Green, KY. The sessions consisted of what can we do as broadcasters to aid our Congressmen. A special thank you to Congressman Comer and Congressman Gurthie for meeting with us.

Chris Freeland of Freeland Broadcasting (L) speaking with Representative James Comer on Wednesday, August 30th in Madisonville

(l-r) Bud Walters, Dale Thornhill, Derron Steenbergen, Representative Brett Guthrie, Mike Tarter, Julie Milam, Henry Lackey, Steve Newberry, Mark Buckles, Brad Odil and David Brinkley in Bowling Green


KBA welcomes new PEP sponsor

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The KBA is pleased to welcome the Kentucky Community & Technical College System (KCTCS) to our roster of PEP sponsors.

KCTCS is a state-level agency that comprises 16 colleges and more than 70 campuses across the Commonwealth. KCTCS institutions provide education and workforce training, with a focus on occupational and technical education.

KCTCS offers certificates, diplomas and two-year associate’s degrees in 700 programs. Students may earn associate’s degrees at KCTCS colleges, then transfer to four-year Kentucky institutions. KCTCS programs are available on campuses statewide and online. Over the past few years, KCTCS has become the largest provider of postsecondary education and workforce training in Kentucky.

Learn more about KCTCS at, and join us in welcoming KCTCS to our PEP lineup!

Weekend Director

WDRB/WMYO TV is seeking a Weekend Director. This person is responsible for directing staff during a fast paced single and dual anchor newscast and other special programs. The director will work closely with news producers to determine camera shots, effects and locations on a multi display news set. They should have working knowledge of technical directing a single and dual anchor newscast and other special programs. In addition, they should have a working knowledge of computer based newsroom systems, studio lighting, audio operations, graphics systems and be able to teach those skills to their staff members.

• Education- Bachelor’s Degree in Television Production or related field desirable.

• Experience directing fast paced single and dual anchor newscasts; technical directing single and dual anchor newscasts.

• Must be a self-starter with proven leadership skills: possess strong communication skills and be able to deal effectively with other departments.

• Experience in multi-bank video switching, studio lighting, Electronic Still Store, DVE, Character Generator graphic system, and other related studio production equipment

• Be able to train other staff members.

Email cover letter, resume and demo reel location to:
Or mail to 624 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd. Louisville, KY 40203

WDRB Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.