WJBK FOX2 Director in Austin, Texas


Operate production switcher, DVE and other sources during live newscasts in a Dir/TD setting and alone. Work closely with newscast producers to insure a clean on-air newscast. Work with the floor crew to assure shots adhere to guidelines. Operate production switcher, DVE and other sources during projects for the News, Promotions or Sales departments. Depending on shift, may shoot video, create graphics, edit video for newscasts from various sources, write and produce segments.


Degree in Radio/TV/Film or Communications preferred, with a concentration in television production. 2 years directing experience in a live newscast environment. Experience with automated news production systems a plus. Good working knowledge of all production systems, including robotics, audio and graphic systems. Overall knowledge of television production. Ability to shoot and edit video. Ability to write and produce segments. Creative, energetic self-starter. Strong leadership and people skills. Team player. Must be able to work various hours and shifts. Must be able to be on-call on a rotating schedule.

Job: Newscast Director

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin

Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Req ID: 16000533