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Technical Director

Nexstar

New York, NY 01-26-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Technical Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.
• Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions
• Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs
• Observes pictures through monitors and directs camera/video staff concerning composition
• Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments
• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscasts
• Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts
• Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts
• Tests equipment to ensure proper operationPerforms other duties as assigned
• Prepare and execute the operation of the Ross automated production control system for live and recorded television broadcasts. Using a ENPS, code rundowns for all Newscasts.
• Creation and utilization of templates to automate production functions including: technical directing, audio mixing, video playback, graphics insertion, robotic operations, live/remote segment cut-ins. Integrate commercial playback.
• Other responsibilities include; Audio (A1), Audio Assist (A2) , Video shading, Robotics, BitCentral ingest / playback, Camera Operation and Ross Xpression graphics playback.
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• College graduate or equivalent technical training. Communications, Electronic Technology, or related degree is helpful.
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum two years' experience in news operations and production (Depending on market size)
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Proficiency with broadcast control equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

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Company Profile
Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.