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Newscast Director / Editor

  • Full Time
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Minimum Education Required: N/A
  • Minimum Experience Required: 0-3 Years

Website First Coast News

First Coast News is looking for creative visual storytellers looking to help make a difference in their community. This position requires newscast directing and editing skills. The typical schedule requires 2 days a week of newscast directing and 3 days a week of editing and studio work. The successful candidate will be responsible for coding and switching our locally produced news content using Sony ELC automation and have a good working knowledge of nonlinear editing, specifically the Edius editing platform, as well as use of studio cameras, satellite tuning equipment and other video transfer mediums.


  • Code and punch live newscasts and recorded shows using Sony ELC automation.
  • Oversee the overall look of our newscasts.
  • Identify and correct potential problems before they hit the air.
  • Work closely with the Production Operations Manager to facilitate any changes and updates to our automation systems as they work hand-in-hand with News Automation workflows.
  • Ensures the communication and execution of production changes as it relates to the edited material for various newscasts.
  • Handles video exports between station and network affiliates.
  • Manages video feeds from both microwave and satellite sources.
  • Other broadcast production duties as assigned.


  • Experience with Sony ELC Automation, ENPS, Bitcentral, ENPS, EDIUS and Chyron graphics systems.
  • Ability to adapt and quickly pivot on the fly for breaking news and unexpected events.
  • Excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers, directors, and production team members.
  • Have high attention to detail to find and correct problems before they hit the air.
  • Must be able to work quickly, efficiently, and professionally under pressure.
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks at once.
  • Must have excellent spelling and grammar skills, as well as strong computer skills. Basic news writing and non-linear editing skills are preferred.
  • Ability to organize and work quickly under fast-paced deadlines.
  • Work flexible hours including mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • College degree preferred

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Listing Expires: December 12, 2021
Major(s): Media Production, Management, and Technology