Full Time Job

Newscast Director


Salinas, CA 10-06-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

KSBW-TV has an opening for an experienced and dynamic Newscast Director. The Newscast Director is responsible for executing all technical aspects of live production using the IGNITE system, communicating with the Producer, Studio crew, and technical staff. Positive pro-active attitude and schedule flexibility are necessary for this position. With a unique format, a dedication to hard news and the resources of Hearst Television, this is a rare opportunity to join one of the best.

Job Responsibilities:
• Directing broadcast newscasts.
• Provide creative input and will work closely with the newscast producer and production crew.
• Be responsible for clean technical execution of the overall look of the newscast.
• Must be able to call and punch a newscast.

Experience Requirements:
• 2 years directing and technical directing fast-paced newscasts
• Must also have experience with IGNITE System, production switchers, video servers, audio and studio equipment.
• Equivalent military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:
• MOS and basic computer network understanding.
• Understanding of newsroom systems ENPS and video playback systems.
• Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker, using technical know-how to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news.
• The position requires shift flexibility. Shift may include early mornings and weekend duties.
• Newscast Director will also be required to post to website as well.

• Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred.
• Related military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and related experience will be considered.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.

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