WMC seeks a Newscast Director

Job Summary/Description:

The TMP/Newscast Director has the general responsibility for directing live or pre-recorded productions as assigned, monitoring WMC’s on-air signals, transmitter, and FCC logs, and ingesting daily programming and commercials. Regular assignments will involve desktop video editing, directing specific newscasts, misc. station productions, and various elements for digital platforms.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Direct live and pre-recorded productions as assigned and monitor all on-air streams for WMC– Understanding of FCC program and transmitter logs, and all FCC broadcast regulations– Work with Newsroom Computer System or NRCS – WMC currently uses ENPS– Understanding of all equipment in studio and production areas– Require skill with Ross Overdrive automation, production video switcher, master control video switcher, Chyron or VizRT graphics system, Adobe Photoshop and all supporting equipment in Production/Master Control; including the ability to effectively perform at the following: robotic camera operation, prompter operation, audio operation, commercial/promo ingesting, satellite/ENG/bonded cellular operation, program ingesting/segmenting, desktop editing and a working knowledge of web production


– Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Film Mass Communication or related field preferred– 2 years of experience in journalism, production, media or related fields– Demonstrated ability to prioritize complex tasks– Ability to communicate effectively – written and verbal– Strong organizational skills

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references