Technical Director

Job Number: R50012485

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Production

Location: Tampa, Florida

Job Posting Date: September 15, 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 29 stations in 18 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 Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

ELC Technical Director – Full Time Regular): Fox13 is seeking a qualified Director with experience in automated news production.  This individual will direct newscasts, promos and special events utilizing Sony ELC, and the Sony MVS switcher. Additionally, this position will utilize Vinten camera robotics, Jib camera, teleprompters, automated audio, iNews, BitCentral and Chyron graphics system. This role will also be involved in production duties to include floor direct and operate audio with the Calrec Audio mixer. Works in tandem with Producers in assembling show rundowns in iNews, camera blocking and talent placement.  Understand the importance of quality control, and open communication with engineering, IT, facilities, and/or news when there is a system/equipment issue. Communicates issues and concerns with the Production Manager. Understands operation and workflow of systems in the control room.

Maintains a working knowledge of master control automation as it relates to production workflow.  The qualified candidate will be able to work various shifts including overtime, weekends, and holidays as required. Ability to work unsupervised, as well as part of a team.

A minimum of 5 years of experience as a Director/T.D. in commercial television with heavy emphasis on fast paced newscasts preferred.  Sony ELC automation experience preferred.

EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled

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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