Category:
Media – Journalism – Newspaper
Position/Title:
Newscast Director
Details:
WPEC is looking for a Director for our Newscast. WPEC is looking for someone with at least 3 years experience. You should have experience directing fast-paced newscasts with multiple live shots, graphics, video animations and multiple studio cameras. Knowledge of automation experience would be helpful to have. WPEC uses Ross Overdrive, INEW & Chyron.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
4/2/2021
Closing Date:
6/1/2021
City:
West Palm Beach
State:
Florida
Requirements:
WPEC is looking for someone with at least 3 years experience. You should have experience directing fast-paced newscasts with multiple live shots, graphics, video animations and multiple studio cameras. Must have strong organizational skills, be self-motivated and have a good visual sense.  Must be able to work well under pressure, thrive on deadlines and work a flexible schedule. Knowledge of automation experience would be helpful to have. WPEC uses Ross Overdrive, INEW & Chyron. This job does require working weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform any production duties as assigned including:
  • Technical Direct any assigned newscasts and productions
  • Maintain production studio and control room
  • Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution

Requirements:

  • Experience Directing and TDing newscasts
  • Knowledge of production standards and equipment
  • TD using Ross Overdrive
  • Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
  • Typing and good spelling skills necessary
  • Ability to read and write, college degree preferred
  • Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments

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

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. Also, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, our own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open-door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group
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