Sinclair Broadcast Group
Assistant Newscast Director
At a glance
Location: US-WI-Green Bay Map
Posted: 10/09/2021
Closing: 11/08/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

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


  • 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

  • Train to perform as newscast director 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


  • 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!


Assistant Newscast Director