Newscast Director

Posted by Sinclair Broadcasting

Green Bay, WI, WI
Posted: 2020-07-13


WLUK-TV Fox 11 is looking for an Assistant Director to work on our evening newscasts.



*  Assist the newscast director with the production of newscasts using "Ignite" automated production system
*  Assist with pre-production and post-show production, including creation and organization of graphic material using Adobe Creative Suite and Chyron Prime system
*  Operate robotic cameras, manage playback of ticker elements, and operate peripheral equipment during a newscast
*  Be trained to fill-in as newscast director position using "Ignite" automated production system
*  Maintain a strong level of daily communication and collaboration with producers, talent, and the production team
*  Strive to maintain a high degree of production value with strong attention to production aesthetics, accuracy, and show pacing
*  Participate in pre-show planning for special show segments, provide guidance and work with crew on sets, lighting, and shot blocking
*  Cross train and rotate through other control room and studio position
*  Help train, mentor, and supervise production crew
*  Work with team to maintain studio and control room working environment and systems
*  Direct or act as crew for special studio and remote productions
*  Perform other duties as assigned



*  A positive team player who possesses strong communication and interpersonal skills
*  Experience directing newscasts using "Ignite" or other automated production system is preferred
*  The ability to clearly give direction to crew, while working under pressure
*  Knowledge of production standards and equipment
*  Strong working knowledge for use of Adobe Creative Suite
*  Experience working with Chyron Prime/Ross Expression a plus!
*  The ability to read and write - strong typing and spelling skills are necessary
*  A college degree is preferred
*  Must be able to lift and position 40 pound lighting instruments
*  Must have valid drivers license with a good driving record


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


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