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Washington DC, US: Newscast Director - Fox5 / Fox 5 Plus




Job Vacancy: 
Newscast Director - Fox 

Location: 
Washington DC, US



JOB DESCRIPTION
FOX 5 / FOX 5 Plus – the #1 news station in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia with the most hours of local news – is in search of an experienced Newscast Director to join our award winning team and support our expanding broadcast schedule! The ideal candidate will have experience directing newscasts using a production automation system, such as Sony ELC.

Responsibilities: Lead a control room team while creatively delivering fast-paced news shows. Have a deep understanding of innovative production concepts that engage viewers. Additional duties may include directing weekly political and sports shows, promotions, satellite interviews, or pre-produced segments. Will direct in both automated and non-automated environments. Take direction, think critically under pressure, and work professionally as part of a cohesive team and individually within specific time constraints. Friendly, respectful and collaborative. Positive attitude, good judgment and excellent communication skills. Interact effectively and professionally with on-air staff, off-air staff, production and technical crews, and management. Other duties as assigned.


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