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Newscast Director


WDSU-TV has an opening for an experienced and dynamic Newscast Director/Technical Director. The Newscast/Technical Director is responsible for communicating and executing all technical aspects of live production, with all technical staff, including the Producer, Audio Operator, Studio, and Engineering. Positive pro-active attitude and schedule flexibility are necessary for this position. With a unique format, a dedication to hard news and the resources of Hearst Television, this is a rare opportunity to join one of the best.


Job Responsibilities:

·         Directing broadcast newscasts.

·         Punch/Switch the show via the Studio Production Switcher

·         Provide creative input and will work closely with the newscast producer and production crew.

·         Be responsible for clean technical execution of the overall look of the newscast.

·         Must be able to call and punch a newscast.



·         MOS and basic computer network understanding.

·         Understanding of newsroom systems ENPS and video playback systems.

·         Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker, using technical know-how to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news.

·         The position requires shift flexibility. Shift may include early mornings and weekend duties.

·         Newscast Director will also be required to post to website as well. 



·         Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred.

·         Related military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and related experience will be considered.



·         4 years directing and technical directing fast-paced newscasts

·         Must also have experience with production switchers, video servers, and audio and studio equipment.

·         Equivalent military experience will be considered.



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DEADLINE: 2019-04-27