Position: Television Newscast Director

Posted: October 8, 2009 by ljhadvisor in Jobs

Position: Television Newscast Director

Company: Granite Broadcasting

Station(s): WISE-TV

Job Type: parttime


Compensation:  / year

Job Description:

Indiana’s NewsCenter is the state-of-the-art newsroom of WPTA (21Alive), WISE (NBC33), INCNow Digital Newschannel, The CW, and MyTV Fort Wayne.  We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our growing team.

We have a vacancy for a part-time, 29-hour per week Television Newscast Director.

Directing and technical directing (switching) of fast-paced, graphic intense and multi-platform newscasts. Operate video switcher, graphics DVE, character generator, audio board, and other equipment, for live as well as recorded programs; perform studio duties such as camera operation, lighting, set maintenance, and as needed; create graphics and do non-linear editing.  Experience using Adobe PhotoShop, After Effects, Premiere graphics software highly desirable; create, write and produce programs for air.


The company offers paid vacation and a 401(k) plan.  EOE

Education Required:

College degree or equivalent very helpful.

Experience Required:

Experience directing live television productions.

Other Requirements:

Possess strong technical, leadership and communication skills; deal effectively and calmly with the dynamics and challenges of live newscast directing. 

Date Available: 10/6/2009

Contact Info:

Debbie Sand


Fax: 260-483-0585

Instructions: Send resume with at least three references, DVD samples of your directing, to: Indiana’s NewsCenter, Job #045, P.O. Box 2121, Fort Wayne, IN 46801, Attention: Debbie Sand, Business Manager.

EEO Statement


This company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the creation of a workplace free from discrimination and harassment.  We recruit, hire, train, promote, compensate, and provide benefits and privileges to individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  Our company is committed to a fair and equitable workplace where everyone is a respected and valued member of the team.

This job notice expires: 11/6/2009

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