Newscast Director

Charlotte, NC
Posted: 2017-05-03


WJZY/WMYT, the FOX O&O duopoly television station in Charlotte, NC is seeking a Newscast Director. The ideal candidate will have experience as both a director and a technical director, with a hands-on understanding of the Sony 7000, 4M/E switcher or similar systems.  Knowledge of Chyron ISQ, Mosaic, and Powerclyps; BitCentral, and Avid iNews is also preferred.  The ideal candidate must be able to handle fast-paced and quick changing newscasts, breaking news and weather events. These newscasts have a broad range of segments which include, but are not limited to:  in studio guests, multiple live shots, anchor movement throughout the studio, combined animations and heavy use of graphics. 


The Newscast Director’s responsibilities include audio mixing, floor directing, studio camera operation and jib as well as other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree preferred. Two (2) years’ experience directing/technical directing live and pre-produced television newscasts required. Familiarity with automated newsroom control systems is a plus.

**Please provide a work sample video link of a complete live broadcast that the candidate has directed and technically directed to be considered for this position.  The unedited show reel must contain two audio tracks: 1) Director audio track and 2) Show audio mix.


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