Director Broadcast News

Charleston, SC
Posted: 2019-10-01


WCBD-TV is seeking a Director - Broadcast News.

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197 full power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at


The Newscast Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions
Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs
Observes pictures through monitors and directs camera/video staff concerning composition
Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments
Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast
Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts
Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts
Tests equipment to ensure proper operation
Performs other duties as assigned


High school diploma
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Minimum two years’ experience in news operations and production. (Depending on market size)
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Proficiency with broadcast control equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously


Apply online at:

Job Req #:REQ-772

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer