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Company: Fox Corporation
Address: Seattle, WA
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox TV StationsFox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.
Q13 Fox and JOEtv, the Fox owned and operated duopoly in Seattle, WA, are hiring a newscast director. The candidate must have experience using both manual and automated professional broadcast switchers to direct live newscasts, newsbreaks, programs and specials. This will include automation coding in I-News show rundowns to coordinate all shots and cues. This position requires someone who has a strong ability to lead a production team, audio operator, teleprompter and robotic cameras as well as field camera crews. Must also have experience in coding newscasts for our automated control room switching.
A minimum of two years’ experience directing and/or technical directing on-air for live news programming required. Experience using both manual and automated professional broadcast switchers is required. Ability to operate a broad range of production equipment, including character generators, audio consoles, robotic camera equipment and Ross Overdrive control room automation is desired. Lighting design experience is also a plus. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Must be a leader who is proactive, creative, takes initiative, reacts quickly, projects a positive attitude, and keeps their composure during stressful situations. College degree preferred.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.