Director/Technical Director

Job Number: R50011121

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Production

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Job Posting Date: January 23, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Director/TD works with Producers to assemble show rundowns in iNews, block cameras, talent placement and set lighting. Position will operate Sony ELC automation system, Sony MVS 8000G video switcher and associated peripherals.  Candidate must be able to use Bitcentral Prexcis playout, ISQ playout of Chyron Mosaic and Powerclips, Vinten Robotic camera control and Wheatstone audio console.  Candidate must maintain manual Director and Technical Director skills in the event of a catastrophic failure.  Floor direct and run audio as needed.  Work professionally as a part of a cohesive team within specific time constraints.  Position is also required to work in Master Control switching basic live programming and segmenting program content. 

Requirements:  Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot, self-starter, detail oriented, and good organizational skills.  Must have the ability to prioritize, work under daily deadline pressure, and have excellent oral and written communication skills.  Interviewee must be proficient in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.  A bachelor’s degree from a university or college preferred.  Five years of experience in a top 20 market television station is a plus. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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