Billboard News, Technical Director

Penske Media Corporation, Los Angeles, CA USA

Content is the cornerstone to all we do, and our audience is why we do it.

Salary: Base + Benefits + 401-k

Level: Executive (Director, VP, Department Head)

Duration: Full-Time

Billboard News, Technical Director

Penske Media, owner of over 20 leading media brands, is looking for talented individuals to join the video team at Billboard, Vibe and The Hollywood Reporter to fill the role of Technical Director for our LA Office. This role is leader within the production team, responsible for the seamless technical execution, including lighting, sound, picture, for all of our video content. This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative, mission-based company and make an immediate impact on a growing video team.

Among many exciting things ahead, Billboard News is being re-launched as a daily variety show, comprised of daily news discussion, chart releases, on location reporting, artist interviews, performances and more! It will be at the forefront of daily content, news and reporting from the Billboard team. This is a dynamic role that requires experience and technical savvy for live and live to tape show production and holistic understanding of lighting, sound, and cameras. Working alongside the Supervising Producer and production team, the Technical Director will ensure seamless execution of the shoots and all technical aspects of show filming and production.


  • Responsible for overseeing all technical aspects, including but not limited to picture, lighting, and sound, of Billboard News, event, and editorial video content.
  • Create and spec various production packages, including audio, video, lighting and labor
  • Oversee any freelance crew members hired for News or other shoots, event coverage
  • Oversee and manage crew on-set for Billboard News or other shoots
  • Oversee and spec any virtual productions
  • Travel as needed for site inspections and coverage
  • Set up and operation of production equipment


  • Should have a minimum 5-7 years experience leading technical production in digital and/or TV news or event streaming
  • Proficiency with camera equipment, shooting, lighting and sound
  • Proven experience with multi-camera production and live streaming, with extraordinary attention to detail
  • Passion and excitement for new technologies, development, and production
  • Self-starter who is used to working with tight deadlines and minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills and team-oriented approach with the ability to manage and direct a crew on set
  • Thorough understanding of production software tools

It’s all About You…

At PMC, your wellness is top of mind. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to nurture you and your loved ones, including pets! Our package includes Healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) HSA with an employer contribution, FSA (Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter), EAP, Life Insurance, 401K with an employer match, Paid Parental Leave, Long-term Disability, generous Paid Time off (PTO), Pet Insurance, and Home & Auto insurance. Our Wellness initiatives rotate yoga, meditation, wellness weeks on a variety of topics, and financial wellness. We continuously elevate our offerings with more, for you.


Billboard is the world's most influential music media brand reaching key executives and tastemakers in and around the music business through Billboard Magazine and millions of music fans through and Billboard Events. The Billboard brand is built on its exclusive charts and unrivaled reporting on the latest news, issues and trends across all genres of music. Billboard receives hundreds of millions of brand impressions daily through many strategic relationships with major companies across various industries. These relationships leverage Billboard's brand recognition, proprietary chart data and information resources to develop products, live events and print, television, radio, digital and mobile platforms. In addition to North America, Billboard operates businesses in Brazil, Greece, Japan, Korea and Russia

About PMC:

PMC is a leading independent global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of more than 310 million. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Deadline, Variety, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, VIBE, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Sportico, TVLine, BGR, ARTnews, Art in America, Fairchild Media, and, among many others. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth and courage. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. To learn more about PMC, our 2% Foundation, and our portfolio of brands please visit

About Penske Media Corporation

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 260 million a month and reaches users in more than 175 countries as well as a collective 390 million social media followers. The company houses a constellation of globally prominent and legendary brands, including Variety, Rolling Stone,, WWD, Robb Report, SHE Media, BGR, IndieWire, Beauty Inc, Sourcing Journal, TVLine, FN, BlogHer, HollywoodLife, Gold Derby, and SPY. PMC delivers exceptional content to consumers, business leaders and organizations around the world across multiple platforms: digital, mobile, social, print, video, broadcast, and dynamic live events. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global leaders and influencers are informed, connected, and inspired.

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