Full Time Job

Director / Technical Director

CBS Television Stations

Fort Worth, TX 03-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description


CBS11/TXA21 Television in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, is looking for a full time Director/Technical Director/Audio Operations with at least 5 years' experience working in a manual News environment. Candidates must be skilled at Directing and Technical Directing, sometimes simultaneously, and Audio operations in fast-paced scripted and breaking News coverage, sports and entertainment programs. The ideal candidate is a team leader as well as a positive contributing member of the team! The ability to work in the field on remote productions, and a skill set that includes camera operation, both in-studio and on remotes will be considered as assets. This is not a union represented position. Come work for a major market on a well-oiled production team, and make positive contributions to our product!

Your day-to-day:
• Candidate must communicate effectively with management, news/sports/entertainment producers, graphic artists, engineering staff, and all Production staff, to prepare and execute technically clean productions
• Provide leadership for production prep and execution
• Supervise Production staff during assigned shifts, to cultivate a positive work environment and successful production operations
• React in a calm and effective manor in fast-paced, 'live' television environment
• Apply technical expertise and creative style to build interesting productions within accepted guidelines and standards
• Ability to operate other production equipment and tasks, such as camera operation, floor directing, and other duties as assigned


• College degree or equivalent experience
• Minimum 5 years' experience with Directing, Technical Directing, audio operations for 'live' newscasts, and other productions in a manual News environment
• Knowledge and hands on experience with video switcher and audio board

Core strengths:
• Proven leadership skills and ability to function well in a team environment
• Strong technical skills
• Good communication skills
• Attention to details and time management
• Good organizational skills

FUNCTION: Production