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WWMT/CW7 in Kalamazoo/Grand Rapids MI has an immediate opening for a newscast director. The ideal candidate should be organized, be able to keep calm in a crisis, be able to work collaboratively with a team, have a positive attitude, and be flexible.
Experience Directing/TDing newscasts
Knowledge of production standards and equipment
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
Direct and TD any assigned newscasts and productions
Knowledge of Ross Overdrive & Inews
Using INEWS, input commands into each story of the show rundown
Pre-production which includes camera shading & mic checks
Maintain production studio and control room
Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include export of content using Avid