ABC 6 News Rochester

job description

Job Overview

This position is responsible for the direction of live newscasts and any preparation involved for the newscast.


Job Responsibilities

  • Direct newscast and collaborate with production crew.

  • Design graphics for newscast

  • Along with producer, establish pace of newscasts and sequences of segments according to time requirements and accessibility.

  • Ensures program runs smoothly during live broadcasts.

  • Handle last minute and unexpected changes in a professional, poised manner during live broadcasts. Be able to communicate calmly, quickly and clearly to all involved as needed.

  • Edit and encode daily episodic promotions and Network promotions.

  • Maintain adequate studio lighting levels.

  • Report to work on time and work established schedule/hours.


  • Previous experience directing live newscasts (Preferred).

  • Possess knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operations of television systems.

  • Must be flexible and able to deal with unexpected show changes calmly.

  • Proven leadership skills; prior supervisory experience preferred.

  • Graphic design experience preferred.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks.

Diversity Statement

Hubbard Broadcasting has been committed to representing the communities we serve since our founding nearly 100 years ago. The same holds true today. We know the best way to accomplish this is by recruiting and retaining top talent from diverse cultures, life experiences, and world views. With dignity and respect, we value YOU and everything that makes YOU uniquely YOU.

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer.

contact information

business: ABC 6 News Rochester
contact: Sarah Brooks
address: 1320 Salem Rd SW
Rochester, Minnesota 55902
phone: 507-288-7555 (Call Now)

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