Full Time Job

APC Director


Hartford, CT 08-22-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description


Essential Functions

Technical preparation and execution of live and recorded television news content and programming from multiple control rooms, studios and remote locations.

Coding of live and recorded television news events using Ross Overdrive APC newsroom systems

Collaborate with editorial and technical personnel to produce high quality, compelling content

Document technical procedures and processes
Operate graphic and clip playback server operation via Ross xPression and Dalet/Galaxy
Operate robotic camera controls using Ross Cambot Software
Operate Calrec Summa audio mixing console

Set-up and maintain studio equipment and lighting

Work with management and engineering staff to continually refine workflows, creating new efficiencies and capabilities

Shape overall creative appearance of the broadcast using imaginative video, audio and graphics effects

Gives direction and timing to talent and other technicians on broadcasts.

Ensure production crew works together effectively and efficiently to create the show they have been planning. Work closely with the TV producers to make sure the programs are professionally done, aired on time and free from error.

Participate in station-sponsored events and all assigned special projects.


Basic Qualifications

Proficient in Dalet/Galaxy
One year of related work experience including: Responsibility for performing work as director and/or technical director of a news program.

Minimum one year of hands-on experience with automated production control systems

Eligibility Requirements

Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered

Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and overnights and to return to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage.

Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift

Must be willing to work at the station in West Hartford, CT.

Must be a member or be willing to become a member of the IBEW union.

Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.

Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Must be 18 years or older.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communications.

Minimum 1 year of hands-on experience with Ross Overdrive

Able to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines.

Knowledge of control room production within a 24-hour news cycle

Familiarity with Dalet/Galaxy, Ross xPression, Ross Cambots robotics system

Possess the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.

Can act decisively under stress and tight deadlines.

Strong interpersonal skills

Has the ability to seek simple solutions to complex problems.

A sense of urgency and desire to learn emerging technologies

Strong journalistic skills

Significant experience in the news environment

Ability to make priority decisions under deadline

Team player mentality

Additional Requirements

Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.

Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols in select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated.

Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Additional Information

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