Technical Director

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Tri Cities,TN-VA

Sinclair Broadcast Group


WCYB/WEMT is looking for a Technical Director for our Newscast.



WCYB in Bristol, Virginia, has a full-time opportunity for an experienced Technical Director. The newscast director works collaboratively with producers on newscasts and other special broadcasts.  We're seeking someone with a creative eye who will help to edit video, code and direct our shows with creativity and an eye to quality.  We need a level-headed director who can get ahead of potential problems and troubleshoot challenges as they come.  A successful candidate will bring a "can-do" spirit to the job and enjoys working with others to achieve clean, compelling content for our viewers.


  • Perform any production duties as assigned including:
  • Direct and Technical Direct any assigned newscasts and productions
  • Knowledge of the Ross Overdrive production automation system is a plus
  • Create graphics daily using the Xpression graphics system
  • Maintain production studio and control room
  • Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include shooting video and/or editing content for the newscast, as needed.
  • This position includes working nights, weekends, and holidays, per the station’s staffing needs.
  • Must have flexibility to work other shifts as needed


  • Experience Directing newscasts preferred
  • Knowledge of production standards and equipment
  • Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
  • Typing and good spelling skills necessary
  • Ability to effectively communicate with news and production staff members in a collaborative manner
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, as needed
  • College degree preferred

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