Full Time Job

Newscast Director

FOX-11

Green Bay, WI 07-08-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

WLUK FOX 11 is looking for an Assistant Director to work on our evening newscasts.

Responsibilities:
• Assist the newscast director with the production of newscasts using ''Ignite'' automated production system

• Assist with pre-production and post-show production, including creation and organization of graphic material using Adobe Creative Suite and Chyron Prime system

• Operate robotic cameras, manage playback of ticker elements, and operate peripheral equipment during a newscast

• Be trained to fill-in as newscast director position using ''Ignite'' automated production system

• 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 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 control room and studio positions

• Help train, mentor, and supervise production crew

• Work with team to maintain studio and control room working environment and systems

• Direct or act as crew for special studio and remote productions

• Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:
• A positive team player who possesses strong communication and interpersonal skills

• Experience directing newscasts using ''Ignite'' 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

• Strong working knowledge for use of Adobe Creative Suite

• Experience working with Chyron Prime/Ross Expression a plus!

• 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

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

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