Full Time Job

Newscast Director


Cedar Rapids, IA 06-16-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
KGAN is looking for an experienced Technical Director for our newscasts! The newscast director works collaboratively with producers on newscasts and other special broadcasts, both feature and breaking in nature. We're seeking someone with a creative eye who will help to edit video, code and direct our shows with creativity and an eye for 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.

• Perform any production duties as assigned including:
• Direct and TD any assigned newscasts and productions
• Create graphics daily using Photoshop and Deko
• Train production crew in cameras, audio, graphics, etc.
• Supervise production crew on a daily basis
• Maintain production studio and control room
• Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution

• Experience Directing and TDing newscasts
• Knowledge of production standards and equipment
• Full working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
• Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
• Typing and good spelling skills necessary
• Ability to read and write, college degree preferred
• Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments

We offer a great benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), employee discounts, wellness program, EAP services, and incentive bonus program!

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6xywj-44-210-237-158-42 in your application.