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DC – WRC Seeking Director/Technical Director – PAID – ASAP

WRC, the NBCUniversal Owned Television station in Washington, D.C., is a Director/Technical Director


Job Duties

  • Directs live and taped news television broadcasts utilizing the ROSS Overdrive automated production control system & Dalet Newsroom Production System
  • Builds master rundown patterns for all broadcasts, PSA’s, Commercials, etc.
  • Works in conjunction with editorial and production personnel to create and execute news casts utilizing an automated production control system
  • Shape overall creative appearance of the broadcast using imaginative video, audio and graphics effects
  • Gives direction and timing to talent and other technicians on broadcasts.
  • Perform director and technical director duties when applicable
  • Other related duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of experience of live news television directing and/or technical directing
  • Minimum 3 years working with and knowledge of television production equipment
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with computer applications working and monitoring multiple screens and software applications simultaneously in a broadcast environment
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with newsroom computer systems
  • Strong technical skills and understanding of technical directing, audio mixing, robotics operation, commercial integration, live/remote segment cut-ins, breaking news cut-ins, video file playback and graphics insertion

Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Washington, DC
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Willingness to work early mornings, evenings, weekends and long hours with short notice

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year experience with Automated Production Control systems (Ross Overdrive preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience directing and/or Automation system operation
  • Associates or BA degree in Telecommunications or related field
  • Positive work ethic, attitude, high degree of integrity and professionalism
  • Up to date on and interested in current news events
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work well and communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to perform under pressure in breaking news and deadline driven situations
  • Familiarity with iNews, Chyron, Ross Cambotics desirable

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