News Director

Charleston, SC
Posted: 2017-07-07


WCIV is looking for a Director for our newscasts.

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!



Perform any production duties as assigned including:    

Direct and TD any assigned newscasts and productions
Create graphics using Photoshop and Ross Expression system
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
Fill in on an as-needed basis for directing, audio, studio, and graphics creation



Experience Directing and TDing newscasts
Knowledge of production standards and equipment
Ross switcher and graphics experience is helpful
Live audio experience is helpful
Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
Typing and good spelling skills necessary
Ability to read and write, college degree is preferred
Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments
Must have valid driver’s license with clean record
Strong communication and interpersonal skills is preferred
Applicant should be extremely dependable, prompt and have a positive demeanor

General Hours:

Must be able to work weekends and holidays
Other hours may include early morning or evening hours, depending on staffing needs
Other hours on occasion for special assignments


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

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