Job Information Newscast/Technical Director Company Information
Company WDSU-TV
Contact Name Chelsea Swinford
Contact Email
Since 12/31/1969
Job Information
Job Type Full-Time
Department Producer
Category Television
Posted 09/26/2017
Minimum Education University
Degree Title broadcast journalism, news, or related
Minimum Experience 4 Year
Job Status
Start Publishing 09/26/2017
Stop Publishing 10/26/2017
[New Orleans,United States ]

WDSU-TV has an opening for an experienced and dynamic Newscast Director/Technical Director. The Newscast/Technical Director is responsible for communicating and executing all technical aspects of live production, with all technical staff, including the Producer, Audio Operator, Studio, and Engineering. Positive pro-active attitude and schedule flexibility are necessary for this position. With a unique format, a dedication to hard news and the resources of Hearst Television, this is a rare opportunity to join one of the best. 



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  • MOS and basic computer network understanding.
  • Understanding of newsroom systems ENPS and video playback systems.
  • Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker, using technical know-how to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news.
  • The position requires shift flexibility. Shift may include early mornings and weekend duties.
  • Newscast Director will also be required to post to website as well.                                 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred.
  • Related military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and related experience will be considered.

    4 years directing and technical directing fast-paced newscast

   Must also have experience with production switchers, video servers, and audio and studio equipment.

   Equivalent military experience will be considered.





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