Technical Director / Production Assistant

Location Charlotte, North Carolina Job Number 1711836 Brand WSOC Television, Inc.


WSOC-TV is searching to fill its opening for a Technical Operator. This is position that has the duties of directing live newscasts using Grass Valley Ignite automation along with production assistant assignments. Previous experience working in live news production (studio cameras, floor directing, basic lighting) is required.


Minimum 2 years directing, preferably with Grass Valley Ignite automation system
Knowledge of Newtek Tricaster
Studio management experience
Understanding of newsroom systems iNews or ENPS and extensions with Deko and Chyron
MOS and basic computer network understanding
Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker, using technical know-how to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news.
The position requires shift flexibility. Shift may include early mornings and/or weekend duties. 

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-NC-Charlotte-1901 N Tryon St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Weekend

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing