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Emp Type:
Bala Cynwyd, PA
Main Duties:
Responsibilities  Prepares and directs live and taped news television broadcasts utilizing the ROSS Overdrive automated production control system & Dalet Newsroom Computer 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. May act as a traditional Director when applicable.  Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge:
Requirements:  Candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.  Must be willing to work in Bala Cynwyd and Philadelphia, PA.  This position is covered under a CBA between the Company and the Directors Guild of America (DGA). Successful candidate will be required to join the DGA if not already a member and remain a member in good standing of that Guild.  Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice.  Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.  Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  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.
Required Experience:
Qualifications  Minimum 3 years of experience of live news television 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 insertion. Desired:  Minimum 1 year experience with Automated Production Control systems (Ross Overdrive preferred). .  Associates or BA degree in Broadcasting or related field preferred.  Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.  Familiarity with Dalet, Chyron, and Vinten Robotics.
Special Requirement:
Application Process:
Eligibility Requirements:  Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through  Must be willing to work in Bala Cynwyd, PA  Must be willing to submit to a background investigation  Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States  Must be 18 years or older