Technical Director

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General Information

Job Posting ID 3637159 Creation Date Nov 14, 2018
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Dec 14, 2018
Job Site Address WACO, Texas 76712 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 1

Job Description

Position Summary
The Technical Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions. Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions
Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs
Observes pictures through monitors and directs camera/video staff concerning composition
Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments
Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscasts
Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts
Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts
Tests equipment to ensure proper operation
Performs other duties as assigned
Oversees weekend production crew
Have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Ross Carbonite video switcher, Ross Xpression graphics, Bitcentral playback and ENPS.
Requirements & Skills:

BS degree in video/televison production. Experience will be considered as a degree replacement
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Minimum two years’ experience in news operations and production (Depending on market size)
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Proficiency with broadcast control equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to maintain composure and adjust to changing conditions during live broadcasts
Have a valid driver's license and good driving record
Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Technical Director must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Technical Director must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Must be able to climb 12' ladder. Must be able to lift, setup and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Technical Directors/Managers
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   6 mos and Bachelors Degree

- OR -

Occupation Broadcast Technicians
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   6 mos and Bachelors Degree

- OR -

Occupation Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   6 mos and Bachelors Degree


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Job Title Technical Director
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State Agency Name FOX 44 KWKT
Job Closing Date Dec 14, 2018
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