Newscast Director

Job Number: R50014039

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Engineering

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job Posting Date: June 15, 2021

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

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 U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX 6 is seeking an experienced part-time newscast director.  This position involves nights/early morning and weekend shifts. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful individual in this position will work with producers and control room crew to create live, compelling, error-free newscasts.  While the main emphasis is news, this position may be called upon to direct all types of television station programs including promotion, local programming, community affairs, commercials and remotes. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience with Ross Overdrive, iNews, BitCentral, and Chyron is preferred.  Ability to work unique shifts and schedules with turnarounds from evenings to mornings is required.  Must possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to relay directions.  Must make quick decisions and have the ability to react quickly to changing events while remaining calm under pressure.  Strong attention to detail is necessary.  High school diploma required, college degree preferred.  The right candidate should have 1-2 years’ experience in a broadcast operation.  This position is represented by IBEW Local 2150. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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