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Senior Newscast Director


Fort Wayne, IN 05-06-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Senior Newscast Director - WPTA

About WPTA:

WPTA-TV is northeast Indiana's most honored broadcaster. Our commitment to quality journalism has been recognized with multiple National Edward R. Murrow Awards, regional Emmy Awards and the highest honors form the Indiana Broadcasters Association. Our team produces 41 hours of news each week across our ABC and NBC channels and is committed to local, in-depth special programming that airs in addition to traditional newscasts. WPTA is part of Gray Television, a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations across the United States.

Job Summary/Description:

WPTA-TV is seeking a Senior Newscast Director to lead it's team of Directors. The right candidate will be a team player with a passion for putting on a quality show and an excitement for coaching other Directors to achieve their best work.

Responsibilities include directing daily newscast at WPTA-TV, creating graphics, and working with the news department to produce our award-winning news product. As Senior Director you will be responsible for scheduling all directors, coaching team and keeping studio equipment in working condition.

Please note, the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above.

• Candidates must have a strong technical knowledge of using software and hardware, good communication skills and be able to work well with others. Experience directing newscasts or similar production experience is a plus.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwb40j-3-238-72-122-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.