Technical Director

Posted: 1/25/2020

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

The Technical Director (TD) in the Technical Production Services Department will report to the Manager of Control Room Operations. The TD will be responsible for video source switching of live or recorded fast paced news, entertainment, talk and sports programs, daily pre-production sessions, special programs, and remote productions as assigned.

Responsibilities include:Serving as Crew Chief for all in-house and remote productions. Will be responsible for crew check in at the start of shifts and relaying issues to the Show Director and/or Manager of Control Room Operations.Coordinate detailed fax check of production control, audio, graphics, playback rooms and studio with the technical crew by checking and ensuring that all video/audio sources, communications and studio monitor routing are operational and ready for air.• Together with the Manager of Control Room Operations, the TD will keep the control rooms updated with the latest production elements.

• 5+ years of experience as a Technical Director in a live television environment utilizing various production switchers, clip player, digital video effects, still stores and routers.
• Experience with various production switchers i.e. Sony, Ross Video & Grass Valley
• Must be available to work all shifts, including early mornings, evenings, holidays, weekends, late breaking news, hurricane and other disaster recovery emergencies.
• Must be willing to travel (sometimes internationally) as needed, sometimes on short notice.
• Remote truck production experience.
• Basic computer skills and familiarity with Windows operating systems and NRCS systems (i.e. Avid iNEWS, Dalet, ENPS, etc.).
• Ability to direct pre-recorded and live segments as needed
• Ability to multi-task and react quickly during daily broadcasts.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
• Must be willing to work in Greater Miami area.
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)
• Must have a valid driver’s license (if applicable)
• Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week (if applicable)
• Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable)
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

• Bachelor's degree: Communications, Television Production or related preferred.
• Experience with LAWO routers and Evertz view panels
• Strong knowledge and understanding of broadcast and production technology.
• Interpersonal and professional communication skills.
• Must be fully fluent in English and Spanish (both written and verbal
• Familiarity with control room automation systems including Sony ELC, Ross Video Overdrive and Grass Valley Ignite.
• Familiarity with Tricaster system

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