Full Time Job

Newscast Director

WJAR

Cranston, RI 10-26-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WJAR, Southern New England's News Leader, is looking for a Newscast Director. Could you be our next Newscast Director? We are looking for someone with at least 2 years' experience. You should have experience directing fast-paced newscasts with multiple live shots, graphics, video animations and multiple studio cameras. Must have strong organizational skills, be self-motivated and have a good visual sense. Must be able to work well under pressure, thrive on deadlines and work a flexible schedule. Knowledge of automation experience would be helpful to have. WJAR uses Ross Overdrive & iNEWS. This job does require working weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities:
• Perform any production duties as assigned including:
• Direct and TD any assigned newscasts and productions
• Maintain production studio and control room
• Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution

Requirements:
• At least two (2) years' experience
• Experience Directing and TDing newscasts
• Knowledge of production standards and equipment
• Full working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
• 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-rb150y-54-158-251-104-42 in your application.