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Michael Pyskaty

Michael Pyskaty

What does the News Director do?

The News Director is responsible for overseeing all news programming, including ICTV’s primary news program, Newswatch 16.

Essential Duties:

  • Appoint a technical coordinator to handle the technical aspects of all Newswatch 16 productions, including the coordination of technical crew
  • Appoint assistant producers, reporters, and anchors for Newswatch 16
  • Produce and direct content for the show ensuring that the show show follows best professional practices
  • Lead critiques of the show after each broadcast
  • Manage equipment reservations through the ICTV Checkout Center for news-based shows
  • Serve as member of the ICTV executive staff: participate in meetings, discussions, duties, and decisions of the executive staff