Full Time Job

Technical Director

WHAM

Rochester, NY 10-22-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WHAM-TV/WUHF-TV is looking for an experienced Technical Director for our newscasts. The newscast director works collaboratively with producers on newscasts and other special broadcasts, both feature and breaking in nature. We're seeking someone with a creative eye who will help to edit video, code and direct our shows with creativity and an eye for quality. We need a level-headed director who can get ahead of potential problems and troubleshoot challenges as they come. A successful candidate will bring a ''can-do'' spirit to the job and enjoys working with others to achieve clean, compelling content.

Responsibilities:

Perform any production duties as assigned including:
• Direct and/or Technical Direct any assigned newscasts and productions
• Shooting and editing video, operating studio camera and floor directing
• Operating teleprompting and closed captioning devices
• Train production crew in cameras, audio, graphics, etc.
• Supervise production crew on a daily basis
• Maintain production studio and control room
• Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution

Requirements:
• Two plus years of Directing and/or Technical Directing experience preferred
• Knowledge of production standards and equipment
• Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
• Strong organization and computer skills necessary
• Accuracy in typing/spelling skills
• Four-year college degree preferred with emphasis in Broadcast Communications
• Must have flexibility to work other shifts as needed
• Must be able to lift 30-50 pounds
• Must have valid driver's license with clean record

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4w387-54-165-57-161-42 in your application.