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Show Director / Technical Director - Fox Weather

Fox News

New York, NY 08-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Show Director/Technical Director to join FOX Weather and be an integral part of our new launch. As the Director/Technical Director, you will plan, direct and switch live and live to tape weather programming, special events and breaking news. You also work closely with producers to grow and develop show concepts. We are looking for someone who thrives in a fast paced, breaking news, control room environment and can anticipate the needs of the editorial team in order to execute effectively.

Demo reel and director track should be available upon request

SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Plan, code rundown, direct & switch live and live to tape weather programming and special events
• Collaborate with the editorial and graphics teams to improve the overall quality of the show
• Work with the control room team to execute high quality shows
• Collaborate with the team to build out all new shows and studios for the network, including planning, blocking, and launching
• Thrive in a highly competitive environment and want to win always

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 3+ years' experience directing live television news and specials
• Technical Directing skills and automation skills, preferably Ross Overdrive
• Expertise to work seamlessly with producers, talent, and technical staff
• A desire to learn new technologies, new protocols and workflows
• Good instincts, creative ideas, strong visual sense and judgment when to take risks
• Leadership capabilities and exceptional ability to stay calm under intense and constant pressure
• Strong analytical and multi-tasking skills
• Flexibility to work all shifts in a 24/7/365 breaking news environment
• Solid knowledge of current events and weather-related news of the day

NICE TO HAVE BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Knowledge of SONY switchers, Ross switchers, DNF controllers, Nexio servers, VizRt graphics systems and ROSS Overdrive

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjqxzb-3-236-55-22-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.