Assistant Newscast Director

Assistant Newscast Director

Wisconsin Broadcasters Association | Green Bay, WI, 54311, US
Salary Range:$39,000 – $70,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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WLUK FOX 11 is looking for an Assistant Director to work on our morning newscasts.


•Assist the newscast director with the production of newscasts using “Ignite” automated production system.

•Assist with pre-production and post-show production, including creation and organization of graphic material using Adobe Creative Suite and Chyron Prime system.

•Operate robotic cameras, manage playback of ticker elements, and operate peripheral equipment during a newscast.

•Be trained to fill-in as newscast director position using “Ignite” automated production system.

•Maintain a strong level of daily communication and collaboration with producers, talent, and the production team.

•Strive to maintain a high degree of production value with strong attention to production aesthetics, accuracy, and show pacing.

•Participate in pre-show planning for special show segments, provide guidance and work with crew on sets, lighting, and shot blocking.

•Cross train and rotate through other control room and studio positions.

•Help train, mentor, and supervise production crew.

•Work with team to maintain studio and control room working environment and systems.

•Direct or act as crew for special studio and remote productions

•Perform other duties as assigned.


•A positive team player who possesses strong communication and interpersonal skills

•Experience directing newscasts using "Ignite" or other automated production system is preferred.

•The ability to clearly give direction to crew, while working under pressure.

•Knowledge of production standards and equipment.

•Strong working knowledge for use of Adobe Creative Suite.

•Experience working with Chyron Prime/Ross Expression a plus.

•The ability to read and write-strong typing and spelling skills are necessary.

•A college degree is preferred.

•Must have valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

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

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