Newscast Director Resume Samples

A Newscast Director manages the television station news department and staff and ensures accurate and timely delivery of news. Routine work activities are listed on the Newscast Director Resume as – planning news broadcasts by determining and scheduling the contents that go live, taking charge of quality control; monitoring stories for accuracy, ensuring the broadcasting rules and regulations are adhered upon, overseeing the daily operations of the TV newsroom and website contents, monitoring news developments and sending news feature ideas to personnel for content creation, and ensuring adherence to legal and journalistic standards.

To handle the day-to-day decisions, and manage the newscasting crew, the Directors need the following skills – skilled at all aspects of a news, basic knowledge of media law, journalism expertise, the ability to meet scheduled deadlines, and split-second decisions on contents; the ability to lead and coach staff, and skillful in knowing the target demographics of the audience. To path to becoming a Newscast Director involves a college degree in journalism, communications or radio/TV/ film, and prior work experience.

Newscast Director Resume example

Newscast Director Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Newscast Director with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Adobe After Effects, Premiere, Audition, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Blender, Cinema 4d, 3ds Max, Reaper, Cubase, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, FCPX.

Description :

    1. Attended daily production/assignment meetings.
    2. Designed and created graphics.
    3. Produced and distributed rundowns.
    4. Coordinated with producers, reporters, anchors, and crew before and during the newscast.
    5. Set up cameras, lighting and did some show blocking.
    6. Made sure every member of the crew was as prepared as possible before each newscast.
    7. Raised the standards of our newscast to a higher quality.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA In Communications


Newscast Director Resume

Summary : Responsible for Acting as a liaison between engineering and production departments, and also Working with the news producers to deliver a clean and high-energy newscast, Training camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts.

Skills : Newscast Director, Audio Operator, Graphics Operator, Remote Directing.

Description :

    1. Directed technical aspects of newscasts and other productions.
    2. Checked and switched between video sources using a Snell Kahuna switcher.
    3. Responsible for the on-air product, including camera shots and graphics.
    4. Remote Broadcast Experience 2yrs experience in setting up and directing live sporting events with the Blue Wahoos.
    5. Set up multiple cameras, audio consoles, and microphones, video playback, and graphic systems running wires and cables in an organized and efficient manner.
    6. Coordinated with the talent to produce an overall clean and timely broadcast, troubleshooting any problems that may occur with equipment and/or talent.
    7. Operated studio and remote event graphics systems primarily Chryon software.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Newscast Director Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain a Newscast Director position in a broadcast news atmosphere where one can best use a passion for live production; willing to travel.

Skills : Video Production, Multimedia Production.

Description :

    1. Onsite director for two nightly newscasts including airing commercials, overseeing script, preparation for the 6 & 10'o'clock news.
    2. Operations lead of studio equipment for live and recorded productions managing camera crew.
    3. Operator & communication between other affiliates.
    4. Created daily commercials, promos from script to on-site production, to editing and voiceovers.
    5. Broadcasts and breaking news weekdays, and MUNDOMax/Noticias Wink news cutins.
    6. Ensured production crew successfully and effectively worked together to produce the outlined broadcast.
    7. Worked closely with producers to be sure broadcasts were professional, error-free, and visually appealing to viewers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Gamut Gallery Art Director

Newscast Director Resume

Summary : Demonstrating knowledge of production equipment such as video switchers, audio consoles, server-based video systems, news cameras, and newsroom operating systems; utilized Miranda Vertigo and BitCentral Playout servers.

Skills : Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro.

Description :

    1. Troubleshot and solved technical issues before, during, and after shows; displayed a calm demeanor and ability to think quickly while maintaining control of production crew during stressful situations.
    2. Coded and directed both live and taped news broadcasts using the Ross Overdrive automated system and simultaneously control audio, graphics, and robotic cameras.
    3. Designed custom controls for the automated system in order to improve the overall on-air performance.
    4. Directed broadcast newscasts.
    5. Provided creative input and will work closely with the newscast producer and production crew.
    6. Coordinated the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.
    7. Switched video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        10+ Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Management
                        Education
                        Education
                        Certificate In Film Studies

                        Newscast Director Resume

                        Objective : Currently, seeking employment in Production or Marketing that is both challenging and exciting. A place where one can grow and produce stronger skills/knowledge.

                        Skills : HelpDesk management, Change Management, Photoshop, Television air-path design.

                        Description :

                          1. Directed a newscast to inform the audience of that day's news using a script that is provided by the writers and producers.
                          2. Communicated with the talents and answer any questions.
                          3. Tested out all content to ensure correct playback.
                          4. Director of weekday Sunrise and Noon Newscasts.
                          5. Responsible for Technical Directing.
                          6. Supervised and trained supporting staff as well.
                          7. Filled-in Director for 5 PM, 6 PM, and 11 PM newscasts as needed.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Junior
                        Education
                        Education
                        BA In Communication

                        Newscast Director Resume

                        Headline : Multi-faceted, focused, creative, and reliable professional with 10+ years of experience in broadcast television production. Fluent and highly effective in areas such as, but not limited to, directing live newscasts, video editing, graphic editing, operating character generators, running audio boards, controlling studio cameras, and overseeing master control. Excellent communication, leadership, and training skills.

                        Skills : Automotive Sales, Directing Skills.

                        Description :

                          1. Oversaw the technical aspect of six live newscasts per week on weekend nights.
                          2. Directed one-hour talk show and 30- minute sports special.
                          3. Led planning and production of shows, working in collaboration with producers, camera operators, and on-air talent to determine the presentation of content and execute a clean show.
                          4. Demonstrated knowledge of production equipment such as video switchers, audio consoles, server-based video systems, news cameras, and newsroom operating systems.
                          5. Troubleshot and solved technical issues before, during, and after shows.
                          6. Displayed a calm demeanor and ability to think quickly while maintaining control of the production crew during stressful situations.
                          7. Created graphics and run prompter for live news broadcasts.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        5-7 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        Mass Communications

                        Newscast Director Resume

                        Objective : Seeking a Newscast Director position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

                        Skills : Video Editing, Graphic Design, Web Design, WordPress, Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Creative Cloud, Live Production, Stage Lighting.

                        Description :

                          1. Punched and called evening newscast on GVG Kalypso Camio for GFX and supers.
                          2. In charged of a crew of 6 people of newscast Mark rundowns in INEWS.
                          3. Called newscasts with live tracks, video, and multiple graphic sources.
                          4. Oversaw promotional spots aired and edited.
                          5. Conducted cut-ins and live interviews.
                          6. Responsible for calling commands and switching sources for newscasts this includes rolling sources and animations and routing video and graphic.
                          7. Responsible for directing two sports shows on Saturday and Sunday.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          0-2 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Entry Level
                          Education
                          Education
                          Associated In Multimedia

                          Newscast Director Resume

                          Headline : Seeks to attain a most challenging Newscast Director position addressing the needs of inner-city youth through community outreach and diverse avenues of communication.

                          Skills : Research Equipment, Lighting, Video Editing, Live Audio, and Modern News Styles.

                          Description :

                            1. Other responsibilities include coordinating with producers to block efficient rundowns and some preproduction for newscasts.
                            2. Assisted in training new employees and in the production of prerecorded projects for the station.
                            3. Initiated and followed up on service and repair requests for production equipment.
                            4. Led the crew and staff to reach for the best possible newscast every night.
                            5. Brought a pragmatic way of accomplishing said standard every night despite the technical problems that occur with live television.
                            6. Designed graphics from templates or from scratch as situations dictate, including some animations.
                            7. Improved the visuals of the flow of the newscasts (video cuts, camera angles, flow, etc).
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            5-7 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            Telecommunications

                            Newscast Director Resume

                            Objective : Position as Newscast Director at the organization in order to increase the positive track record of the organization. In-depth knowledgeable about FCC rules and laws pertaining to news broadcasting.

                            Skills : .Video Editing, Graphic Design, Web Design, WordPress.

                            Description :

                              1. Maintained audio fluidity during live newscasts as well as coordinated with live trucks in the field.
                              2. Checked microphones and made sure talent has proper audio equipment.
                              3. Directed and coordinated every technical component of nightly newscasts for the only broadcast network affiliate.
                              4. Directed all hours of FOX 59 Morning News.
                              5. Troubleshoot problems.
                              6. Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs
                              7. Observes pictures through monitors and directed camera/video staff concerning composition.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              2-5 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Junior
                              Education
                              Education
                              BA In Communication

                              Newscast Director Resume

                              Objective : Newscast Director is the primary point of contact for the newsroom at a given station, and is responsible for overseeing the development and execution of all major news content across multiple platforms. This includes conducting research, planning, writing, editing, producing and syndicating content for radio, TV, digital and social media.

                              Skills : Planning Skills, Directing Skills.

                              Description :

                                1. Directed all hours of FOX 17 Weekend Morning News.
                                2. Filled in for directors on weekdays.
                                3. Ran all equipment.
                                4. Coordinated production crew.
                                5. Directed and technical direct live newscasts and live to tape programs.
                                6. Created daily news graphics using Adobe Photoshop.
                                7. Coordinated live shots and record a news segment daily Make graphics using Adobe.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              2-5 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Junior
                              Education
                              Education
                              BA In Communication