Newscast Director

Charlotte, NC
Posted: 2019-02-21


WJZY-TV, the Fox O & O duopoly in Charlotte, NC, is seeking a Newscast Director who reports to the Production & Operations Manager. The ideal candidate will have experience as a combined director/technical director with a hands-on understanding or the Sony 7000, 3M/E switcher or similar systems.






Knowledge of Chyron ISQ, Mosaic, Powerclyps, BitCentral and Avid iNews is also preferred. Skills in Master Control is a plus.

Candidates 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 can include: in-studio guests, entertainment groups, multiple live shots, anchor movement throughout the studio, combined animations and heavy use of graphics. Knowledge of master control operations, automation and program segmentation. Other duties will include audio mixing, floor direction, studio camera operation with new responsibilities assigned as operational needs warrant.


Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Two years’ or more experience directing/manually technical directing, live and pre-produced television newscasts required.

To be considered for this position the candidate must provide a non-returnable DVD or video link of a complete live broadcast that the candidate has directed and technically directed. The unedited show reel must contain two audio tracks: 1) Director audio track and 2) show audio mix


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