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Newscast Director

WISN-TV

Milwaukee, WI 03-25-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WISN-TV, the ABC affiliate in Milwaukee, WI has an opening for an experienced and dynamic Newscast Director. The Newscast Director communicates and executes all technical aspects of live production, with all technical staff, including the Producer, Technical Director, Audio Operator, Studio, and Engineering.

Job Responsibilities:
• Directing broadcast newscasts.
• Provide creative input and will work closely with the newscast producer and production crew.
• Be responsible for clean technical execution of the overall look of the newscast.
• Must be able to call and punch a newscast.

Experience Requirements:
• 2+ years directing and technical directing fast-paced newscasts
• Have experience with production switchers, video servers, and audio and studio equipment
• MOS and basic computer network understanding
• Understanding of newsroom systems ENPS and video playback systems
• Technical know-how to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news
• Newscast Director will also post to website
• Can work flexible hours and shifts, including holidays and weekends
• Related military experience will be considered

Qualifications Requirements:
• MOS and basic computer network understanding.
• Understanding of newsroom systems ENPS and video playback systems.
• Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker, using technical know-how to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news.
• The position requires shift flexibility. Shift may include early mornings and weekend duties.
• Newscast Director will also be required to post to website as well.
• Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred.
• Related military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and related experience will be considered.

Diversity Statement:

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Benefits:

Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on the whole person. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.
• Medical | Dental | Vision
• 401(k) matching
• Emotional Wellness Support
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Parental Leave
• LGBTQ+ Health Services
• Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro8pk4-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WISN-TV

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.