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News Technical Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Univision Atlanta seeks a Technical Director for the News department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Technical directing of daily newscasts 6pm and 11pm, live updates, and special recordings of segments and franchises.
  • Responsible for editing stories and packages for daily live newscasts working with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier Pro.
  • Responsible of creating graphics in Photoshop for preparation in character generator software VizRT.
  • Work with iNews daily for preparation of newscasts.
  • Works with news anchor and producer to execute creative flow of broadcasts.
  • Track all recorded feeds and track tape archival system.
  • Supervise technical newscast crew to ensure efficiency in all areas.
  • Assist with the constant revamping of studio shots and looks, including audio and lights set up for all on air entities.
  • Availability to work on special projects and on all technical positions on the field.
  • Able to work at fast pace and under tight deadlines, under news director guidance.
  • Must maintain a good driving record.

REQUIREMENTS:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift, set up, operate, and take down production equipment.
  • Must know how to use field and studio cameras.
  • Knowledge of newsroom operations and technical requirements to have show on-air, cue terms and signals.
  • Ability to cut the in-house videos prior to pre-show directing duties.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, respond quickly to changes and handle simultaneous tasks.
  • Ability to make solid news judgments
  • Schedule must be extremely flexible; available for any last minute assignments and able to work weekends, evenings, and holidays.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of ENG/SNG
  • Knowledge of Inews
  • Must have a valid Georgia driver`s license and a clean driving record.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
  • Must have experience in a newsroom with post-production equipment.
  • Two years of experience in a similar position is required.
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT:
  • Fully bilingual (English and Spanish) written and oral required.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
  • 2 years of college coursework in Television Production or related field preferred, or equivalent work experience required

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Information:

Mail: WUVG-TV
Human Resources (Job# 2014-01)
3350 Peachtree Road Suite 1250
Atlanta, GA 30326
Email: wuvgjobs@univision.net

UNIVISION, WUVG-CHANNEL 34 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

DEADLINE: 2013-05-01