Senior Newscast Director

WPTA-TV in Fort Wayne Indiana is looking for a full time Senior Newscast Director to deliver news as it happens on air, online and on the go.

WPTA utilizes the Ross Overdrive automated news production system for HD newscasts. The successful candidate will have experience with live directing, excellent computer skills, and leadership qualities in a studio environment.

Experience with HD production, Ross Overdrive and Xpression products is a plus, along with basic knowledge of non-linear editing and graphics production. Experience with Adobe Photoshop, After Effects and Premier Software is also a major plus.

Other responsibilities include

· Scheduling

· Maintain production equipment

· Implementing and developing advancements to department

· Determine and fix technical issues

· Training

· Overseeing production department

· Planning coverage of special events

Must be a self-starter, who can work both in a team and unsupervised environments.

Submit your cover letter and resume with references, plus online links to your work to Randerson@wpta21.com and indicate in your cover letter how you learned of the job.

WPTA is part of Quincy Media, Inc. a family owned company. Throughout QMI, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and advancement. Visit www.quincymediacareers.com for links to all stations and opportunities

WPTA-TV provides a competitive compensation and benefits plan.

WPTA-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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