Position Summary: The Production Technician position has core responsibility elements to include floor directing, teleprompter, camera operations, and board operations.
FOX 59/CBS 4 is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Director/Production Technician for fast paced live broadcasts who understands great production value and teamwork. This position requires you to work closely with producers and the production crew on rundown and studio preparations. Establish quality control and consistent look from the various technical operational positions. Proven ability to lead production staff during live programming. We are looking for someone able to adapt to a fast-paced quickly changing environment and lead others through these changes in a clear, concise and calm manner. Must be able to code for Ross Overdrive operated newscasts.
Additional required skills include but are not limited to: audio, proper placement of microphones on news anchors and guests, ability to handle unexpected and last minute changes and ability to effectively communicate those changes promptly to studio talent. The Production Technician must possess the ability to work promptly, under pressure in a cohesive team environment, have clear verbal skills and be reliable with a great attitude. Must be able to work holidays, weekends and flexible schedules being mindful part of fun here is being a 24/7 operation.
College degree and/or experience is applicable for this position.