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Weekend Nightside Director

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Arlington, VA 6 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
7News is looking for a dynamic Newscast Director to join its production team. A team-oriented attitude and schedule flexibility are necessary for this position.

The ideal candidate will:
• • Direct assigned newscasts
or productions
• Create graphics daily using Xpression
• 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

Requirements and Qualifications:
• Experience Directing newscasts in a non-automated , traditional control room setting
• Demonstrate excellent judgment and timely decision-making in a dynamic and fluid live news production environment
• Ability to work precisely under deadlines and pressure
• Knowledge of production standards and equipment
• Full working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
• 5+ years professional experience in LIVE production and directing.
• Possess a strong fundamental understanding of news video and audio production equipment technologies.
• Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
• Typing and good spelling skills necessary
• Ability to read and write, college degree preferred

Must be able to lift & position 40 pound set pieces and lighting instruments

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

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open-door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3bzwn-18-232-31-255-42 in your application.