Weekend Director/Technical Director/Production Assistant
WICZ-TV – Fox 40 News is looking for a Weekend Director/Technical Director/PA to join our award-winning news team in Binghamton, NY. The company is owned by Imagicomm Communications. WICZ is an equal opportunity employer.
- Who does the position report to? Suh Neubauer, News Director
- What are the key responsibilities of the role? Direct and technical direct the weekend 10 PM newscast and work as a nightside PA 3 days a week.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
- Use Ross Carbonite Ultra, Tria Duet Express, Xpression, and Inception to create and technical direct live news broadcasts
- Supervise and oversee the production crew and oversee cross training
- Work closely with news staff and news director to execute broadcasts
- Design relevant graphics for use in broadcasts
- Regularly perform maintenance on broadcast equipment
- Occasionally assist with other tasks related to the position, which may include website contribution, video editing, or writing
WHAT YOU WILL BRING:
- Must have experience calling and punching newscasts
- Experience with news production standards and equipment
- Ability to think quickly under pressure and to clearly give direction under pressure
- Knowledge of Ross ecosystem required (Ross Carbonite Ultra, Tria Duet Express, Xpression, and Inception)
- Experience operating audio, teleprompter, CG/Graphics, and a video server
- Experience with NewTek Tricaster
- Knowledge of virtual sets strongly desired
- Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
- Typing and good spelling skills necessary
- College degree preferred but experience okay
If you would like to apply for this position, email your resume with a link to your demo reel to Suh Neubauer, [email protected].