Full Time Job

Newscast Director


Medford, OR 07-30-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

KTVL is looking for a Newscast Director!

• Direct newscasts using ''Ross'' automated production system
• Operate robotic cameras, manage playback of ticker elements, and operate peripheral equipment during a newscast
• Maintain a strong level of daily communication and collaboration with producers, talent, and the production team
• Strive to maintain a high degree of production value with strong attention to production aesthetics, accuracy, and show pacing
• Participate in any pre-show planning for special show segments, provide guidance and work with crew on sets, lighting, and shot blocking
• Cross train and rotate through other director/editor positions
• Help train, mentor, and supervise director crew
• Work with team to maintain studio and control room working environment and systems
• Perform other duties as assigned

• A positive team player who possesses strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Experience directing newscasts using ''Ross'' or other automated production system is preferred
• The ability to clearly give direction to crew, while working under pressure
• Knowledge of production standards and equipment
• Experience working with Chyron Prime/Ross Expression is preferred
• Experience with AVID editing preferred
• The ability to read and write-strong typing and spelling skills are necessary
• A college degree is preferred
• Must be able to lift and position 40 pound lighting instruments
• Must have valid driver's license with a good driving record
• Strong Leadership skills
• Smooth/pleasant delivery
• Sharp video shooting and editing skills
• Exemplary communication skills

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

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