October 19, 2023
Job Type
Full Time


FOX44 (WFFF-TV) and ABC22 (WVNY-TV) in Burlington, Vermont has an immediate opening for an energetic Newscast Director.

The Newscast Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Communicates and executes all technical aspects of live production with technical staff, including the Producer, Technical  Director, Audio Operator, Studio, and Engineering

• Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs

• Observes pictures through monitors and directs camera/video staff concerning composition

• Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments

• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast

• Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts

• Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts

• Tests equipment to ensure proper operation

• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

• High School Diploma, college degree preferred

• Fluency in English

• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

• Minimum two years’ experience in news operations and production. (Depending on market size)

• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment

• Proficiency with broadcast control equipment

• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously


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