Overdrive Operator/Technical Director

Nextstar

The Technical Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

  • Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions
  • Candidate will be responsible for oper​ating overdrive systems to produce live news broadcasts and pre-produced content.
  • Create all necessary show templates, custom controls, Dashboard elements and code show rundowns in the Newsroom control system.
  • Must be very familiar with an automated Newsroom. Familiarity with graphics systems, Vinten Robotics and Wheatstone Audio Console is required.
  • Works with others engaged in technical control and production of programs
  • Observes pictures through monitors and directs camera/video staff concerning composition
  • Acts as a liaison between news, engineering and production departments
  • Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscasts
  • Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts
  • Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts
  • Tests equipment to ensure proper operation
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 Requirements & Skills:

  • High school diploma
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news operations and production (Depending on market size)
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Proficiency with broadcast control equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

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