NBC Universal Director/APC Operator - NBC Washington DC in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Number 36539BR

Job Title Director/APC Operator - NBC Washington DC

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - WRC

Posting Category TV Content & Production

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province District of Columbia

City Washington, D.C.


Job Duties

  • Directs live and taped news television broadcasts utilizing the ROSS Overdrive automated production control system & Dalet Newsroom Production 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.

  • Perform director and technical director duties when applicable

  • Other related duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of experience of live news television directing and/or technical 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

  • Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Willingness to work early mornings, evenings, weekends and long hours with short notice

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year experience with Automated Production Control systems ( Ross Overdrive preferred)

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience directing and/or Automation system operation

  • Associates or BA degree in Telecommunications or related field

  • Positive work ethic, attitude, 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

  • Familiarity with iNews, Chyron, Ross Cambotics desirable

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