Full Time Job

Newscast Director


Charleston, WV 11-10-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
WCHS is looking for a newscast director to take the helm of our nightly newscasts! We are passionate about local journalism. We believe that everyone on our team plays a role in our success. We work hard, but we know when to have fun.

The perfect candidate will have experience with iNews and Ross Overdrive. They will be a team player that won't mind working across departments to ensure success. Their passion for local news will show in clean, tight newscasts. If this sounds like your next career step, we'd like to talk to you.

• Perform any production duties as assigned including:
• Direct and TD any assigned newscasts and productions
• Edit video using Avid Media Composer
• Shoot & edit and shoot general assignment stories, lives shots and natural sound packages
• Shoot video for newscast using Panasonic or Sony cameras
• Create graphics for newscast
• 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

• Experience Directing and TDing newscasts preferred, but the right entry-level candidate may be considered
• Knowledge of production standards and equipment
• Must have valid driver's license, and a good driving record
• Video photography and non-linear editing experience preferred, but the right entry-level candidate may be considered
• Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis
• Experience with Avid products a plus
• 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 lighting instruments

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0q8yj-44-197-101-251-42 in your application.