JOB SUMMARY 

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.  

POSITION PROFILE 

  • 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].