Newscast Director

Company: Sinclair Broadcast Group
Company Website
Location: New Bloomfield
Full Time

Details:
KRCG is looking for a Director for our newscasts. We’re looking for a proactive, engaged and creative director who will help us win viewers and upgrade our shows.

Requirements:
The newscast directors work collaboratively with producers on newscasts and other speical broadcasts, both feature and breaking in nature. We’re seeking someone with a creative eye who will help to edit video, code and direct our shows with creativity and an eye to quality. We need a level-headed director who can get ahead of potential problems and troubleshoot challenges as they come. A successful candidate will bring a “can-do” spirit to the job and enjoys working with others to achieve clean compelling content.

Responsibilities:
• Perform any production duties as assigned including:
• Direct and TD any assigned newscasts and productions
• Code shows and fix any errors ahead of the newscast
• Maintain production studio and control room
• Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution

Requirements:
• Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
• Typing and good spelling skills necessary
• Ability to read and write, college degree preferred
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work with a team
• Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments
• Experience Directing and TDing newscasts is preferred
• Knowledge of production standards and equipment is also preferred
• Full working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred

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