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Studio Director - Freelance


Bronx, NY, US, 10473

Brand:  News12
Requisition #:  4780

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

News 12 is looking for a Freelance Studio Director to direct live and taped newscasts and programs using studio automation. To operate production equipment technically and creatively and to lead activities of studio crews. The ideal candidate will have the ability to direct studio productions through accurate calling and coordination of video, audio, and graphics elements for distribution across all platforms.


  • Oversee studio productions for quality control.
  • Work with producers to execute details of effective programs.
  • Follow graphic format stylebook in production of programs.
  • Direct and coordinate efforts of assigned studio personnel.
  • Be available to work nights, weekends and holidays as required.
  • Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Television Production or Broadcasting preferred, Master's degree is a plus
  • Minimum of one-year experience as a television director
  • Ability to direct using studio computer automation equipment, Grass Valley Ignite
  • Ability to direct technically complicated live programming
  • Ability to interpret and code newscast rundowns
  • Strong knowledge of production equipment, methods and techniques for live & taped productions
  • Knowledge of video/audio signal, tape dynamics
  • Ability to work quickly under pressure in an on-air environment
  • Knowledge in current and emerging newscast technologies
  • Flexible hours, including mornings, nights, weekends & holidays

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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This position is identified as being performed in/or reporting to company operations in New York State. Salary ranges are supplied in compliance with New York State law.  Pay is competitive and based on a number of job-related factors, including skills and experience. The starting pay rate/range at time of hire for this position in the posted location is $37,500.00  - $61,607.00 / year. The rate/Range provided herein is the anticipated pay at the time of hire, and does not reflect future job opportunity.  


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Nearest Major Market: Bronx
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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