Newscast Director

Newscast Director

Website WITI-FOX 6 / FOX Television Stations


JOB TITLE: Newscast Director (part-time)

FOX 6 is seeking a newscast director. The position involves nights/early morning, weekend and holiday schedules. The successful individual in this position will work with producers and control room crew to create live, compelling and error-free newscasts.


  • Oversee direction of local news broadcast by coding and operating automation system
  • Must communicate effectively and relay directions and work well within a team environment
  • Report equipment failures and problems appropriately to ensure repairs are made
  • Update station discrepancy report daily
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Experience as a newscast director is preferred, minimum of one to two years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment.
  • Experience with Ross Overdrive
  • Need working knowledge of iNews, Chyron Prime, BitCentral, Ross CamBots and SSL Audio Board
  • Ability to work unique shifts and schedules with turnarounds from evenings to mornings required along with weekends and holidays
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Works well with other departments and employees
  • Ability to problem solve, troubleshoot, work under deadlines, pay attention to details and multi-task
  • Strong PC/MS Office experience, 95% of your workday will be looking at computer monitors
  • Must be able to sit and stand for extended period of time
  • Must be able to lift or move 60 pounds
  • Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • This is an IBEW 715 union position


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