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Newscast Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Duties:
Direct assigned live newscasts; work with commercial production creating one of a kind programs; direct live to tape programs; fill in direct as needed; direct staff as needed; other duties as assigned by manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
College degree preferred; Broadcast Journalism or Communication emphasis preferred.

Skills:
We are looking for the next leader in our newsroom. A problem solver who`s not afraid to get their hands dirty. A team player that is willing to punch and call, on occasion, run a studio camera or audio when needed, post on the web or maybe even pick up a camera and shoot on occasion.

We are looking for a jack of all trades who wants to grow their skill with an up and coming organization.

Are you into sports?

We are the official packer station in Green bay. We are involved with producing 2 Packers coach’s shows and 3 pre-season NFL football games plus a number of pre-game specials. Our sister station, WACY, will produce some 80 live sporting events this year. There is always opportunity to learn more here as well.

Candidate must have ability to direct fast paced newscast; thorough knowledge of broadcast newsroom operations essential; ability to make decisions and work closely with others under pressure; excellent organizational skills; strong knowledge of journalistic standards; computer proficiency.

Experience:
Minimum one year newscast directing experience; knowledge of Production Switchers, Pinnacle Graphics Systems, Non-Linear Editing, Studio Lighting and Field Production is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume, cover letter
Bob Healey, News Director
Journal Broadcast Group
WGBA-TV
1391 North Rd.
Green Bay, WI 54313
rhealey@jrn.com

DEADLINE: 2013-01-24