Full Time Job

Assistant Newscast Director


Green Bay, WI 02-27-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
WLUK FOX 11 is looking for an Assistant Director to work on our morning newscasts.

• Assist the newscast director with the production of newscasts using ''Ignite'' automated production system.
• Assist with pre-production and post-show production, including creation and organization of graphic material using Adobe Creative Suite and Chyron Prime system.
• Operate robotic cameras, manage playback of ticker elements, and operate peripheral equipment during a newscast.
• Be trained to fill-in as newscast director position using ''Ignite'' automated production system.
• Maintain a strong level of daily communication and collaboration with producers, talent, and the production team.
• Strive to maintain a high degree of production value with strong attention to production aesthetics, accuracy, and show pacing.
• Participate in pre-show planning for special show segments, provide guidance and work with crew on sets, lighting, and shot blocking.
• Cross train and rotate through other control room and studio positions.
• Help train, mentor, and supervise production crew.
• Work with team to maintain studio and control room working environment and systems.
• Direct or act as crew for special studio and remote productions
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• A positive team player who possesses strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Experience directing newscasts using ''Ignite'' or other automated production system is preferred.
• The ability to clearly give direction to crew, while working under pressure.
• Knowledge of production standards and equipment.
• Strong working knowledge for use of Adobe Creative Suite.
• Experience working with Chyron Prime/Ross Expression a plus.
• The ability to read and write-strong typing and spelling skills are necessary.
• A college degree is preferred.
• Must have valid driver's license with a good driving record.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rozv71-34-239-173-144-42 in your application.