Morning Newscast Director

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Cedar Rapids,IA

Sinclair Broadcast Group

DESCRIPTION

KGAN is looking for a Director for our Morning and Noon Newscasts!


JOB EXPERIENCE


REQUIREMENTS

KGAN has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, hands-on Newscast Director with strong leadership skills to join our award winning team!  This position will direct our weekday morning and noon newscasts. This individual will be working with a talented morning team!  

Responsibilities:

  • Work as a liaison between the News & Engineering Department.
  • Maintain production studio and control room.
  • Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution.
  • 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 the crew on sets, lighting, and shot blocking.
  • Direct or act as crew for newscasts, special studio, and remote productions.
  • Provide clear concise communication and direction with management, producers, engineering staff, producers, and talent.
  • React in a calm and effective manner to fast-paced, 'live' television and multimedia environments.
  • Participate in training less experienced production staff as needed.
  • Be a positive team player who possesses strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Requirements:

  • Experience Directing and TDing newscasts
  • Full working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Typing and good spelling skills necessary
  • Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments
  • Degree in a related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of INews, Xpression, and Ross switchers a plus.
  • Possess strong organizational skills, be self-motivated and have a good visual sense. Must be able to work well under pressure, thrive on deadlines and work a flexible schedule.
  • Have the ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure.

We offer a full benefit package which includes medical, dental and vision insurance. 3 weeks vacation for new hires, 401(k), employee discounts, and more!

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


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Sinclair Broadcast Group

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