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TECHNICIAN - AUTOMATION DIRECTOR

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TECHNICIAN - AUTOMATION DIRECTOR

• Intermediate Level

Summary

Fox 9 KMSP/WFTC is looking is seeking an inventive and creative Director to join our production team and help in crafting our award-winning newscasts.

Category Directors  Live Event / On Location Services  Technician 
Location Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 09, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Responsibilities:
  • Direct live and recorded newscasts and programs.
  • Operate Sony ELC production automation.
  • Work with Producers to pre-code show rundowns in iNews, camera block and place talent.
  • Set up lighting, props, audio support and strategy sessions, and make post show discrepancy reports.
  • This position will also be cross-trained on other technical responsibilities such as Master Control and TOC.  Position may be required to assist in these areas as needed.
Qualifications:
  • A sharp, detail-oriented person who learns quickly and works well with a team.
  • Work schedule flexibility is required.
  • Technically savvy and proactive in identifying and appropriately addressing issues that may arise.
  • Adapts well to the needs of a fast-paced news environment.
  • Is a positive newsroom citizen.
  • Knowledge of equipment and operating systems, including; Sony ELC automation, MV8000G, video switcher, iNews, ELC playlist viewer, Bitcentral playout, ISQ playout of Chyron Mosaic and Power Clips, Vinten Fusion, and Calrec audio console.
  • High School diploma (or equivalent), college degree is preferred.
  • 5 or more years of TV studio and control room operations preferred
Requires enrollment in IBEW 292 Union.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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