Sinclair Broadcast Group
Newscast Director
At a glance
Location: US-FL-West Palm Beach Map
Posted: 08/28/2021
Closing: 09/27/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

WPEC is looking for a Director for our Newscast. Could you be our next Newscast Director? WPEC is looking for someone with at least 3 years experience. You 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. Knowledge of automation experience would be helpful to have. WPEC uses Ross Overdrive, INEWS & Chyron. This job does require working weekends and holidays.


Responsibilities:



  • Perform any production duties as assigned including:

  • Direct and TD any assigned newscasts and productions

  • Create graphics daily using Photoshop and Deko

  • Train production crew in cameras, audio, graphics, etc.

  • Supervise production crew on a daily basis

  • Maintain production studio and control room

  • Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution


Requirements:



  • Experience Directing and TDing newscasts

  • Ability to read and write; college degree in a related field preferred

  • Knowledge of production standards and equipment

  • Full working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

  • Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure

  • Typing and good spelling skills necessary

  • Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments


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

Newscast Director