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P/T Weekend Newscast Director (A.M.)

POSITION: P/T Weekend Newscast Director

DATE: 12/1/10

DEPARTMENT: Production

REPORTS TO: Production Manager

ROLE: Direct a two hour newscast every Saturday and Sunday morning. Act as a fill in Director for all other shows, live or taped.


  • Serve as television director for Weekend AM News and for locally produced programs including, but not limited to: Newscasts; Public Affairs programs; Lottery Drawings; Telethons; Live Call-In Shows.
  • Supervise technical crew during live shows and pre-production sessions.
  • Prepare show rundowns for newscasts.
  • Switch and Direct shows as assigned.
  • Coordinate with show producers during development and scriptwriting.
  • Position requires performance of other job-related duties as assigned.


  • Minimum two years directing live and taped programs, with at least one year directing live newscast.
  • Experience with various broadcast switchers – Ross, Grass Valley, Sony, or equivalent.
  • Experience with Ross OverDrive or similar automated news systems a plus.
  • Experience with ENPS or I-NEWS.
  • Ability to switch your own shows a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise technical crews.
  • Experience with live remote broadcasts a plus.
  • Strong computer skills a must.
  • Proven post production experience in either broadcast or production house.


  • None


  • An organizational chart illustrating the reporting relationships of this position supplied upon request.

EOE M/F/V/D 12/1/10

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