Technical Director

Production for KOAT
Albuquerque-Santa Fe, New Mexico

posted on January 03, 2018

job posting:

KOAT-TV has an opening for an experienced Technical Director/Master Control Operator for our stationís live fast-paced newscasts and Master Control Operations. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of broadcast operations and production activities. The TD/MCO will work together with directors and producers in planning newscasts and pre-production activities. Job Responsibilities: * The position is responsible for the visual direction of newscasts * Successful candidate will provide creative input and will work closely with the newscast producer and production crew * Employee will be responsible for clean technical execution of the overall look of the newscast * Newscast execution with Sony Switcher, ENPS, VIS RT Graphics and Bitcentral video * Coordinate live and taped programming for broadcast * Maintaining on air operation to include running commercials, network and local programming * Monitors multiple channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals * Operate Harris Automation equipment * Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures * Observing transmitters and taking readings as necessary * Maintains program logs and reports discrepancies * Executes, edits, updates and appends playlists * Acquires content from various distributors * Studio camera operations Experience Requirements: * Should have 2+ years of experience working as a technical director at a commercial television station with extensive experience in the operation of a wide variety of broadcast equipment. Qualification Requirements: * Computer literacy is mandatory * Candidate must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment * Applicant must be able to multi-task * Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills * Must be flexible with work schedules, work week may require weekends and holidays. * Ability to learn specialized software applications * Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements Education: * College Degree in Broadcast Communications or related field preferred or equivalent work experience. * Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered. Vacancy Type: Full Time Date Posted: 12/28/2017 Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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