Assistant Newscast Director

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Green Bay,WI

Sinclair Broadcast Group


WLUK/WCWF is looking for an Assistant Director for our Morning Newscasts.



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!



Sinclair Broadcast Group