Newscast Director Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Career Objective

Position as Newscast Director at the organization in order to increase the positive track record of the organization.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Significant managerial experience in news environment
  • In-depth knowledgeable about FCC rules and laws pertaining to news broadcasting
  • Good understanding of goals pertaining newscast
  • Familiarity with news gathering technology and terminology
  • Ability to technical direct any and all live newscasts
  • Proficient with coverage tools – ENG/SNG/Broadband
  • Skilled in coverage, writing, editing, presentation of news
  • Ability to communicate to editors, directors, anchors, and reporters to accomplish goals
  • Superior journalistic, newscast and web production skills
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding ability to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines

Work Experience:

Newscast Director, August 2005 – Present

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc, Anaheim, CA

  • Directed breaking news, webcasts, and sports specials.
  • Ensured production crew works together effectively and efficiently to create the planned show.
  • Worked closely with the TV producers to make sure the programs are professionally done, aired on time and free from error.
  • Aided in developing program visual elements and ‘look’ of set.
  • Directed live and taped programming.
  • Provided overall technical coordination.

Newscast Director, May 2000 – July 2005

Hearst Television Inc., Anaheim, CA

  • Provided overall technical coordination.
  • Directed and reviewed scheduling and crew replacement.
  • Substituted in production positions.
  • Initiated and followed up on service and repair requests on production equipment.
  • Ensured proper video and audio signals.
  • Maintained high standards for use of video effects. Read, interpreted and generated rundowns.


Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer, MT