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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. | Portland, Maine
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Job Description

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WGME CBS13 / WPFO FOX 23 in Portland, Maine is a trusted brand providing Maine viewers with local news, weather, sports, entertainment, and social media content. We help grow the most talented people in television. You have the opportunity to work with a team filled with spirit, passion and imagination. We have an exciting opportunity for two (2) FT experienced, hands-on Newscast Directors with strong leadership skills and an aggressive style to join our winning team.

Responsibilities:

Perform any production duties as assigned including:

* Direct and TD any assigned newscasts and productions
* Create graphics daily using Photoshop and Deko
* Train production crew in cameras, audio, graphics, etc.
* Supervise production crew on a daily basis
* Maintain production studio and control room
* Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution
* Able to meet deadlines in a high energy paced working environment

Requirements:

* Experience Directing and TDing newscasts
* Knowledge of production standards and equipment
* Full working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
* Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
* Typing and good spelling skills necessary
* Ability to read and write, college degree preferred
* Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments

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

About Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is a diversified television broadcasting company that owns or provides certain programming, operating or sales services to more television stations than other commercial broadcasting groups in the United States. The Company currently owns, provides programming and operating services pursuant to local marketing agreements (LMAs) or provides sales services pursuant to outsourcing agreements to 58 television stations in 35 markets. The Company has a mid-size market focus and 43 of its 58 stations are located in television designated market areas (DMAs). Its television station group is diverse in network affiliation: FOX (20 stations); MyNetworkTV (17 stations); ABC (nine stations); The CW (nine stations); CBS (two stations) and NBC (one station). (Source: 10-K)

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