Assistant Director

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WLUK-TV has a full-time opening for an Assistant Director.

Responsibilities:

Perform any production duties as assigned including:

  • 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 Mosaic system
  • Operate robotic cameras, manage playback of ticker elements, and operate peripheral equipment during a newscast
  • Be trained to fill-in as a director position
  • 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 Mosaic/Lyric Pro
  • Strong typing and spelling skills are necessary
  • The ability to read and write
  • A college degree is preferred
  • Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments
  • Must have valid driver's license with a good driving record
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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Job Location Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
Company Location HR.WLUK/WCWF.Green Bay.Green Bay.WI
Position Type Full-Time/Regular


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