Freelance Newscast Director

Freelance Newscast Director

Website WITI-FOX 6 / FOX Television Stations


FOX 6 is seeking an experienced Freelance Newscast Director.  This position involves nights/early morning and weekend shifts.


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.


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.


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