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Studio Director

Abu Dhabi
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Studio Director

Jobid 23768-391539

Location: Abu Dhabi, ARE

Description **Job Number** 38059BR

**Job Title** Studio Director

**Business Segment** CNBC

**Sub-Business** CNBC International

**Posting Category** Studio Technical Operations

**About Us** CNBC is the recognized global leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information. CNBC’s international operations include regional networks in Europe and Asia-Pacific that provide the latest market information, unrivalled coverage of breaking news, in-depth analysis, and interviews with business leaders. CNBC in Europe reaches more than 110 million households, in addition to leading banks, financial institutions, and hotels across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. CNBC in Asia-Pacific reaches more than 70 million households in 21 countries. 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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United Arab Emirates

**State** - -

**City** Abu Dhabi



Team Management

• Supervision of a Technical Operations team, including duties, development and administration:

- Maintain staff rosters.

- Devise and build vision mixer effects.

- Aid in the design of shows, studio and bureau sets.

- Lead training and coaching of staff and freelancers.


• Light and direct all shows made in the Abu Dhabi Studio.

• Work collaboratively with colleagues and members of the senior management team internationally to implement initiatives in both the technical and programming fields.

• Consult and advise on location shoots for News and Creative Solutions as assigned.

• An understanding of all the technical elements of the gallery to allow on the spot trouble shooting and operation if required.


• Outstanding multi-skilled ability and experience preferably in a live news environment.

• Proven leadership skills and ability to inspire confidence and motivation in others.

• Great communicator and motivator, able to productively manage relationships.

• Ability to work under pressure, make informed decisions very quickly and autonomously.

• Appreciation of lighting techniques, shot composition, basic editing and sound mixing.

• Basic understanding of broadcast engineering & IT infrastructure.

• Potential to expand their ability and performance in line with the growth of our output.

• Patience, organizational skills and good time management.

• Shift work and ‘on-call’ availability essential.

• English is essential, Arabic would be beneficial.

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to 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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