Sinclair Broadcast Group

Newscast Director

1 week agoRedding, CA

KRCR/KCVU in beautiful Redding, California is looking for a new Newscast Director to join our team!

The Newscast Director is responsible for all technical components of a live television newscast including, but not limited to, video, lighting, sound, and equipment. In this role, you will work closely with Producers, Reporters, and newsroom leaders on how best to present content in the live broadcast. You will lead a team of Production Assistants in the planning, preparation, and execution of the live and recorded broadcasts, events, and programs. You will work with our Engineering and IT team to install, replace and maintain broadcast equipment.


Perform production duties as assigned including:

  • Direct and TD (Technical Direct) newscasts and productions, in studio or on location
  • Create graphics using Photoshop, Axis, and other programs
  • Train production crew to operate studio cameras, audio boards, graphics machines, etc.
  • Supervise production crew on a daily basis
  • Maintain production studio and control room
  • Perform other tasks as needed, which may include website contribution, video editing, or content creation
  • Experience Directing or Technical Directing newscasts is preferred
  • Knowledge of production techniques (video editing, lighting, sound, etc.) and equipment
  • Full working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with Avid is a plus
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to react quickly and give clear direction while under pressure
  • Self-motivated, good time management skills
  • Must be able to occasionally lift & position 40-pound lighting instruments
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace!

The base hourly compensation range for this role is $17.00 to $19.00 per hour. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidates' relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, vacation time, personal time, parental leave and employee stock purchase plan.

About Us
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.

Client-provided location(s): Redding, CA, USA
Job ID: sinclair-9994

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Fertility Benefits
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Snacks
    • Holiday Events
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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