Full Time Job

National Newscast Director

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Arlington, VA 04-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

This is your chance to be part of an amazing team and to support a Washington, DC-based national newscast. We are seeking a dedicated Director for our newscast. Experience directing live news, editing, graphics and television operations essential. Our goal is to offer audiences on multiple platforms something different. The kind of coverage they care about, the kind that impacts their lives – but that they cannot find anywhere else.

This is a highly collaborative environment. Candidates must work well as a member of a team.

Essential Duties and Requirements include the following:
• Direct and TD any assigned live newscasts and productions for national shows
• Create graphics daily using technical tools
• Train production crew in cameras, audio, graphics, etc.
• Supervise production crew on a daily basis
• Maintain production studio and control room
• Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution

Qualifications- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• A minimum of three (3) years' experience working in a commercial news operation
• Working knowledge of production standards and equipment
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to learn to execute news strategies and goals
• Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities are a must
• Experience with SONY operating systems and control boards preferred, but not required.
• Must be able to lift & position forty-pound lighting instruments

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