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Newscast Director, KFSN-TV

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 746341BR Location Fresno, California, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Feb. 07, 2020

Job Summary:

KFSN, the Disney/ABC Owned TV station in Fresno, CA is seeking a full-time Automated Newscast Director.


The candidate should also be able to problem solve errors in a newscast, follow through with the technical team, as well as work closely with their fellow news producer to fix errors in future newscasts. Additional duties include creating daily news graphics with Adobe Photoshop and playout with the Ross XPression Graphic System and running teleprompter.

Basic Qualifications:

The ideal candidate should have experience working with the Grass Valley Ignite system and/or Ross OverDrive, possess the ability to work well under pressure, open to new ideas/workflows, be a team player, and have exceptional organization skills. Experience with Dalet Galaxy or other newsroom production software a must. Must be available to work all shifts, including early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays. This position is an AFTRA union position.

About Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television (WDT) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDT offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, WDT includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with KFSN Television, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

KFSN Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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