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Technical Director


Bristol, VA 07-28-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
WCYB in Bristol, Virginia, has a full-time opportunity for an experienced Technical Director. The newscast director works collaboratively with producers on newscasts and other special broadcasts. We're seeking someone with a creative eye who will help to edit video, code and direct our shows with creativity and an eye to quality. We need a level-headed director who can get ahead of potential problems and troubleshoot challenges as they come. A successful candidate will bring a ''can-do'' spirit to the job and enjoys working with others to achieve clean, compelling content for our viewers.

• Perform any production duties as assigned including:
• Direct and Technical Direct any assigned newscasts and productions
• Knowledge of the Ross Overdrive production automation system is a plus
• Create graphics daily using the Xpression graphics system
• Maintain production studio and control room
• Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include shooting video and/or editing content for the newscast, as needed.
• This position includes working nights, weekends, and holidays, per the station's staffing needs.
• Must have flexibility to work other shifts as needed

• Experience Directing newscasts preferred
• Knowledge of production standards and equipment
• Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
• Typing and good spelling skills necessary
• Ability to effectively communicate with news and production staff members in a collaborative manner
• Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, as needed
• College degree preferred

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvpj9n-3-236-225-157-42 in your application.