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- Emp Type:
- Bala Cynwyd, PA
- Main Duties:
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:
Candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com 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:
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 www.nbcunicareers.com
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