Newscast Director

Charlotte, NC
Posted: 2017-05-03

Description:

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. 

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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.

Contact:

To apply please visit the following website:

https://foxtv.taleo.net/careersection/charlotte/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&radiusType=K&location=13300100185&searchExpanded=true&radius=1

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