Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

Assistant Newscast Director

TV - News

WLUK FOX 11 is looking for an Assistant Director to work on our evening newscasts.

Responsibilities:

    Assist the newscast director with the production of newscasts using “Ignite” automated production system

    Assist with pre-production and post-show production, including creation and organization of graphic material using Adobe Creative Suite and Chyron Prime system

    Operate robotic cameras, manage playback of ticker elements, and operate peripheral equipment during a newscast

    Be trained to fill-in as newscast director position using “Ignite” automated production system

    Maintain a strong level of daily communication and collaboration with producers, talent, and the production team

    Strive to maintain a high degree of production value with strong attention to production aesthetics, accuracy, and show pacing

    Participate in pre-show planning for special show segments, provide guidance and work with crew on sets, lighting, and shot blocking

    Cross train and rotate through other control room and studio positions

    Help train, mentor, and supervise production crew

    Work with team to maintain studio and control room working environment and systems

    Direct or act as crew for special studio and remote productions

    Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

    A positive team player who possesses strong communication and interpersonal skills

    Experience directing newscasts using "Ignite" or other automated production system is preferred

    The ability to clearly give direction to crew, while working under pressure

    Knowledge of production standards and equipment

    Strong working knowledge for use of Adobe Creative Suite

    Experience working with Chyron Prime/Ross Expression a plus!

    The ability to read and write-strong typing and spelling skills are necessary

    A college degree is preferred

    Must be able to lift and position 40 pound lighting instruments

    Must have valid driver’s license with a good driving record


Apply here: https://edyy.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_2002/job/2924


Additional Info

Station/Company Name : WLUK-TV/WCWF-TV

Location : Green Bay

Application Information : Apply here: https://edyy.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_2002/job/2924

Expiration Date : 10/3/2020

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