Job Title: Show Director
Job Opening Date: January 8, 2019
Job Number: #19-18
Univision WLTV Miami is seeking a Show Director in the News Production Team. The Director will oversee the various aspects of a broadcast and coordinate all related elements. This includes the WLTV newscast, news briefs, news special event coverage, network newscast, etc. Interprets the Producer’s vision and works in conjunction with the technical crew to execute vision.
- Use iNEWS (Newsroom Computer System) to create and edit the rundown
- Code in Ross Overdrive automation
- Oversee and facilitate production elements, including graphics, music, and all other related presentation elements
- Perform duties as a technical director in manual operations
- Build and modify switcher and automation effects
- Meet and coordinate production with show producers; liaison between producers and production
- Call and direct the different shows assigned
- Coordinate and communicate all technical and staging requirements to the production crew
- Provide creative input, e.g., assists the Producer in creating the look of a show, including set design; suggests alternate shots; etc.
- Manage technical crew: directs the crew, conducts performance reviews and provides on-going performance feedback.
Qualifications and Requirements
- College Degree or equivalent work experience in Broadcast Communications.
- 5-10 years experience in production/directing programs in studio with Automation and Manual operations; or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
- Knowledge or Productions Switchers (TD experience a plus).
- Knowledge of Ross (Vision) Switcher and Robotic Camera Systems (Ross Cambotics).
- Knowledge of equipment utilized in production, TV studio and control room.
- Comfortable with all aspects of studio and remote productions.
- Able to make quick decisions and give accurate and clear instructions.
- Ability to multitask and prioritize.
- Comfort using highly technical and automated systems.
- Perform well in a fast-paced environment and breaking news situations.
- Excellent organizational and communication skills.
- Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) required.
Tools and Technical Knowledge
- Ross CamBot Robotic Camera system with user interface and joystick panel
- VizRT Trio
- Playback Devices (Avid Airspeed, Ross Video SMS/Blackstorm, Miranda HMP 1801)
- Calrec Audio Console
- Enco Audio Playback device
- Miranda Router
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UNIVISION (WLTV-23, WAMI-69, WAMR-107.5FM, WRTO-98.3FM, WQBA-1140AM,
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