Posted on Apr 11, 2021 by Sinclair Broadcast Group
NBC 15 WPMI-TV is seeking a Technical Director for live local morning news programming. The ideal candidate must have knowledge and experience with an array of equipment, in particular the Ross Vision production switcher, Expression graphics systems along with cameras, audio gear, computer, and other control room equipment needed for the live broadcast. Knowledge of broadcast newsroom operations, ability to work with others, and to make decisions under pressure are essential.
As a Technical Director, you will work with producers in order to follow rundown requests and make sure expectations can be performed without risking the show flow. In addition, you will direct technical aspects of newscasts and other productions like promos, cut-ins, special reports, among other projects assigned. The Technical Director will check and switch between video and audio sources, and take responsibility for the on-air product, including camera shots and graphics, lighting, monitors and sets.
Job Skills and Requirements:
2-3 years of experience is preferred
Experience directing and editing newscasts
Knowledge of production standards
Knowledge of Ross Vision Production Switcher & Expression Graphics Systems
Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
Typing and good spelling kills necessary
Must be able to lift & position 40 pounds lighting instruments
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