Ignite Director - WJAC-TV

Ignite Director - WJAC-TV

WJAC-TV is currently seeking an Ignite Director. Primary responsibility of the position is to plan, code, direct and manage production of daily newscasts using the Ignite Automation Production System. Our station is a 24/7 business, and applicants should understand that this position may require working a variety of shifts, along with weekends and/or holidays. A valid driver's license with a clean record is required.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:

Closing Date:





Other duties include:


  • Communicating and working directly alongside news show producers, along with entire newsroom in delivery of the news product
  • Assisting the promotion department in pre-production of daily topicals and other show elements
  • Creating any graphic creation for both newscast, commercial, and promotional productions utilizing Adobe products
  • Editing commercial and syndication projects using the AVID editing system
  • Maintaining lines of communication throughout departments to ensure clean newscasts.
  • Create graphics daily using Ross Xpression 
  • Spell check internal script graphics for accuracy
  • Maintain production studio and control room
  • Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution





  • 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
  • Excellent typing and spelling skills are necessary
  • Ability to read and write, college degree preferred
  • Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments 
  • Prior directing and/or technical directing experience with live broadcasts is beneficial


No phone calls or emails please.

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

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