Technical Director - NBC Sports - Golf Channel

Posted: 2/14/2019

Location: Orlando, Florida
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Overview: The Technical Director position encompasses all aspects of video switching for live production, from equipment configuration to effect execution. The primary job focus will be to incorporate a variety of video sources into live productions and oversee all aspects of video quality. They are also responsible for program chain, signal flow, distribution to studio displays, and configuring multiverse. The Technical Director will work closely with Show Directors to execute the technical vision of the production.

  • Switching live and live to tape productions.
  • Responsible for overall technical operation of Production Control Room.
  • Collaborate with show Director and Associate Director to achieve technical vision
  • Runs pre-show fax of video sources, destinations, and program chain
  • Switch all elements (cameras, Live shots, graphics, clips, server, routable sources, etc.) cleanly, for live on-air broadcasts upon instruction from show director.
  • Set up and operate the switcher, spot servers, router panels, and Multiview displays.
  • Report any equipment maintenance issues following all shows to Tech Manager
  • Create & maintain effects for the switcher and manage media for spot servers and frame stores
  • Lend creative and technical input when necessary to enhance production values
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience as Technical Director for live broadcasts at a network level
  • Experience as working on large format video switcher (Sony preferred)
  • Experience with machine control utilizing IP, VDCP, PBUS, and GPI triggers
  • Ability to build macros, timelines, effects, snapshots, and router salvos
  • Strategic thinker capable of acting as a technical lead during productions
  • Good communication, teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Willing to work flexible hours including holidays, nights, and weekends

    Additional Job Requirements
    li> Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #:46604BR)
  • Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

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    Part of the NBC Sports Group family, Golf Channel is a multimedia, golf entertainment and services company based in Orlando, Fla. In addition to its high-quality news, instruction and original programming, Golf Channel is home to more live golf than all other networks combined. Our coverage includes PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, NCAA National Championships, The Open, Olympics and a slate of other worldwide tours and events. Golf Channel continues to connect the world to golf through a wide array of digital and lifestyle services including: Golf Channel Digital platforms, GolfNow,, Golf Channel Academy instructional facilities and Golf Channel Amateur Tour.

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