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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Newscast Director

Publishing and Broadcasting

Public Relations Director


Schenectady, New York, United States

WRGB/WCWN is looking for a Director for our Newscast.


Perform any production duties as assigned including:

  • TD newscasts and other productions using a fully automated control room
  • Prep and maintain production studio and control room
  • Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned
  • Works with producers on rundown preparation and show presentation
  • Troubleshoot any problems during newscasts.


  • Experience directing newscasts. Experience with robotic cameras, Ross Overdrive, Ross Xpression and iNews a plus
  • Knowledge of production standards and equipment
  • Basic knowledge of studio and production equipment such as microphones, IFBs, audio consoles and video switchers
  • Ability to clearly give direction to crew and talent while under pressure
  • Typing and good spelling skills
  • Ability to read and write
  • College degree preferred
  • Must be able to lift & position 40 lb. lighting instruments.

The base hourly compensation range for this role is $16.35 to $18.75 per hour. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidates’ relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, vacation time, personal time, parental leave and employee stock purchase plan.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!