Full Time Job

Newscast Director


Conway, SC 11-02-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

WPDE is looking for a technical director for our evening newscasts.

• Direct assigned newscasts and productions with Ross Overdrive Automation system and Acuity production switcher
• Self motivated, with ability to multitask
• Edit for newscasts on AVID Media Central and Avid Composer
• Run Teleprompter as needed for newcasts
• Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which include, downloading video, being knowledgeable with transferring videos through FTP, FileZilla, Dropbox, etc.
• Maintain production studio and control room
• Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution

• Experience Directing newscasts
• Knowledge of production standards and equipment
• Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
• Able to give direction to Photographers in the field about quality of shot including framing, aperture and audio
• Typing and good spelling skills necessary
• Ability to read and write, college degree preferred
• Knowledge of Accuweather Storyteller and Live U a plus!
• 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!