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Director/Technical Director, WRC


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director/Technical Director, WRC

Jobid 23768-365206

Location: Washington, DC, 20044, USA

Description **Job Number** 33015BR

**Job Title** Director/Technical Director, WRC

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - WRC

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** District of Columbia

**City** Washington, D.C.


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 insertionAdditional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through 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 Characteristics**

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

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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