Newscast Director

Posted by Nexstar Media

Birmingham, AL
Posted: 2020-08-28

Description:

Its fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!

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

Responsibilities:

  • 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 the 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

Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum of 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

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