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Newscast Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Do you like a fast-paced environment--thrive under deadline pressure?
Does the combination of news and current and emerging technology excite you.
Do you have the artistic touch to build engaging graphics and animations?

WEEK – News 25 in Peoria, Illinois has an immediate opening for newscast director, primarily responsible for evening newscasts. This full time position offers a variety of experiences and opportunities that can open many doors to bigger things at our station or at other sites within our company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include directing the morning NBC newscast, creating graphics and animations, and coding shows in Avid iNews. Those applying should have experience with Ross Overdrive automation and XPression graphics systems. We expect our directors to
be a part of the news process, with creativity and ideas that add to the final product. The position is also involved with sending and checking content in the master control system when not directing.

REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must have good communication skills and be able to cooperate with a supportive team with strong ethical values. Experience directing newscasts or similar production experience is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume to:
Sean Henry, Production Supervisor
WEEK HOI
East Peoria, IL, 61611
Email: shenry@week.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-21