Date Posted September 20, 2022
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Description:

WSYX/WTTE is looking for a weekend Newscast Director. Candidates should have experience directing fast-paced newscasts with multiple live shots, graphics, video animations and multiple studio cameras. Must have strong organizational skills, be self-motivated and have a good visual sense. Must be able to work well under pressure, thrive on deadlines and work a flexible schedule that includes weekends and holidays.

WSYX/WTTE is looking for a weekend Newscast Director. Candidates should have experience directing fast-paced newscasts with multiple live shots, graphics, video animations and multiple studio cameras. Must have strong organizational skills, be self-motivated and have a good visual sense. Must be able to work well under pressure, thrive on deadlines and work a flexible schedule that includes weekends and holidays. 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform any production duties as assigned including:
  • Direct and TD any assigned newscasts and productions
  • Operate studio cameras, audio, and teleprompter
  • Train production crew in cameras, audio, graphics, etc.
  • Lead production crew on a daily basis
  • Maintain production studio and control room
  • Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned

Requirements:

  • Experience Directing and TDing newscasts
  • Knowledge of production standards and equipment, including iNews and Ross Acuity.
  • Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
  • Typing and good spelling skills necessary
  • College degree in a related field preferred
  • 1-3 years' experience

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