Job # 17-05
WLTV Univision in Miami has an opening for Show Director in the News Production Team. The Director will oversee the various aspects of a broadcast and coordinate all related elements. This includes the WLTV newscast, news briefs, news special event coverage, network newscast, etc. Interprets the Producers vision and works in conjunction with the technical crew to execute vision.
Use iNEWS (Newsroom Computer System) to create and edit the rundown
Code in Ross Overdrive automation
Oversee and facilitate production elements, including graphics, music, and all other related presentation elements
Perform duties as a technical director in manual operations
Build and modify switcher and automation effects
Meet and coordinate production with show producers; liaison between producers and production
Call and direct the different shows assigned
Coordinate and communicate all technical and staging requirements to the production crew
Provide creative input, e.g., assists the Producer in creating the look of a show, including set design; suggests alternate shots; etc.
Manage technical crew: directs the crew; conducts performance reviews and provides on-going performance feedback.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
College Degree or equivalent work experience in Broadcast Communications.
5-10 years experience in production/directing programs in studio with Automation and Manual operations; or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Knowledge or Productions Switchers (TD experience a plus)
Knowledge of Ross (Vision) Switcher and Robotic Camera Systems (Ross Cambotics)
Knowledge of equipment utilized in production, TV studio and control room
Comfortable with all aspects of studio and remote productions
Able to make quick decisions and give accurate and clear instructions
Ability to multitask and prioritize
Comfort using highly technical and automated systems
Perform well under pressure and breaking news situations
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) required
TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGY:
Ross CamBot Robotic Camera system with user interface and joystick panel
Playback Devices (Avid Airspeed, Ross Video SMS/Blackstorm, Miranda HMP 1801)
Calrec Audio Console
Enco Audio Playback device