Full Time Job

Newscast Director

Fox TV Stations

Chicago, IL 06-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm975x-44-200-40-195-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Fox TV Stations

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of US television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, DC and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

WFLD is seeking an experienced newscast director/technical director to join its production team. We utilize a fully automated control room to produce ten hours of live news daily. The ideal candidate will have experience with a production automation system, preferably Sony ELC. Knowledge of the Sony 8000 switcher, ChyronHego tools (Camio, Axis & Luci), robotic cameras and iNews are a plus. Additional duties may include directing weekly political and sports shows, promos, satellite/Zoom interviews, pre-produced segments and floor directing.

REQUIREMENTS: At least 5 years experience directing news or related content. Strong technical directing background with experience in an automated control room and studio. Ability to lead, thrive under pressure and succeed in the fast-paced environment of live local news.

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of US television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, DC and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.