Full Time Job


CBS Television Stations

West Sacramento, CA 07-06-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview and Responsibilities

The Sacramento CBS O&O television station is seeking a qualified technical Director to perform the following functions:
• Direct live, fast-paced newscasts as well as webcasts and other programs using the Sony ELC automated production system
• Serve as Assistant Director for newscast along with other programs
• Perform as audio operator and studio support as needed
• Work closely with producers and news department on developing high quality, technically clean newscasts and programs
• Apply technical expertise and creative style to crafting interesting productions within accepted guidelines and standards
• Direct and/or provide production support for special sports and entertainment programs, including both studio and remote productions
• Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
• At least three years of directing and/or technical directing in a broadcast news environment
• Experience with automated production systems desired. Sony ELC experience preferred
• Ability to multitask in a live news broadcast environment
• Working knowledge of control room and studio equipment
• Experience with newsroom computer systems. iNews preferred
• Excellent communication skills
• Proven ability to function well in a team environment
• Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines
• Attention to detail and time management
• Ability to troubleshoot
• Excellent computer skills on common computer platforms
• Willing and able to work any shift in a 24/7/365 working environment, including weekends, overnights, and holidays
• Reliable transportation

Additional Qualifications:
• College degree or equivalent preferred

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d914p9-3-236-68-118-42 in your application.