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Staff Director - WHEC-TV

Requisition #:  23-1273 - Staff Director

Requisition Location: Rochester (NY), New York

About Us:  WHEC-TV, News10NBC, strives to create a community of acceptance and inclusion, built on a strong foundation of transparency, integrity and creativity. We are committed to delivering important Enterprise stories in addition to In-Depth and Investigative reporting every day. We consistently challenge ourselves to improve user experiences in our broadcast, digital and social media platforms. As a Hubbard Rochester, NY employee, you are surrounded by opportunities for growth while working with some of the very best talent in the industry. Our mission is to inform, educate and entertain as we engage and strengthen our community and create value for all stakeholders. At News10NBC, we value you and everything that makes you uniquely you.

Job Overview:  This position is responsible for the direction of live newscasts and any preparation involved for the newscast.

Job Responsibilities:
Direct newscast and collaborate successfully with Technical crew. Operate news automation equipment while directing newscasts. Design graphics for newscast.
Collaborate with News Producers to establish pace of newscasts and sequences of segments according to time requirements and accessibility.
Ensures program runs smoothly during live broadcasts.
Handle last minute and unexpected changes in a professional, poised manner during live broadcasts. Be able to communicate calmly, quickly and clearly to all involved as needed.
Edit and encode daily episodic promotions and Network promotions.
Maintain proper lighting levels on studio cameras during live newscasts and recordings. Be able to perform Operational duties as needed.
Report to work on time and work established schedule/hours. Hours may include portions of afternoons, evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays.
Act in a professional, courteous manner when representing the station and the News and Engineering Departments.

Previous experience with news automation preferred. Previous experience directing live newscasts is preferred.
Possess knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control and operations of television systems. Must be flexible and able to deal with unexpected show changes calmly.
Proven leadership skills.
Graphic design experience preferred.
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple tasks.

Compensation and Benefits:  When extending an offer, the company considers a variety of factors such as (but not limited to) the candidate's work experience, education/training & key skills as well as internal peer equity and other market and business considerations. The hourly rate of pay for this position is $21.88 per hour to $21.88 per hour. This is a full time (40 hour a week position). The above range represents the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of the posting. For information regarding our benefits, please copy the link below and paste in your browser:


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EEO Statement:          We are an equal opportunity employer, including disability/vets.