Study Journalism in the Heart of NYC

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism


Click here for company Information

Studio Director I

Post Date:Jul 22, 2022Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:
Location: United States - Pennsylvania - State College Job Reference:
Job Description:

The Studio Director will direct live and taped programs and program elements using Ross Overdrive and the Vision production switcher. They are responsible for successfully implementing the rundown for each individual segment and work with a team of on-air broadcasters, producers, studio crew and video editors to develop and initiate AccuWeather programs across all platforms.  

The Studio Director assumes the lead role during the preparation and operation of the AccuWeather television studios and production control rooms during recorded and live productions.
Responsible for the creation of high-quality video content for broadcast and online platforms.
Manages and directs the television crew during the studio production   
Direct studio programs and content using Ross Overdrive automation systems and associated devices during taped and live studio productions.
Ensures all positions are manned and all equipment and facilities are checked out and ready before the recording session or live broadcast begins.   
Assist other staff in real-time production of studio programs, including use of graphics, teleprompter and both remote and pre-recorded content sources.   
Develop studio presentation of programs and events, including use of lighting, audio, camera placement and blocking and set development (both physical and virtual sets,) floor management and storyboarding.   
When assigned, respond quickly to breaking news and weather situations, contributing to the team's coverage of the event, with or without a producer.   
Recognizes that AccuWeather is a 24/7/365 video operation and have the ability to work different shifts at any time, including weekends and holidays.   
Mentor other department employees to enable their abilities to direct live television segments   
Other duties as assigned.

AccuWeather's innovation-first promise has led to the development of many award-winning and propriety features that are available free to the public, including AccuWeather MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy ™, the exclusive AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperature, and AccuWeather RealImpact™ Scale for Hurricanes, among many other revolutionary products for the greater safety, convenience and comfort of our users. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of the Fortune 500 and thousands of other businesses in the U.S. and globally.

Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, established AccuWeather in 1962 and is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology.” Dr. Myers, a leading creative thinker and visionary, has been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times and one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law poster here and its supplement here. The pay transparency policy is available here.

AccuWeather is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

* Indicate you saw this position on when applying.

Contact Information
385 Science Park Rd
State College, PA 16803
United States

Email Job to a Friend

Add Job to Inbox