Director / Technical Director - UNION

Director / Technical Director - UNION
REF#: 31914
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV's satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
KCBS2/KCAL9 has an immediate opening for a Director / Technical Director at the Los Angeles Duopoly. The Director / Technical Director is responsible for Directing daily newscasts or special programming. This position will also be called on to fill in the role of Technical Director at times operating the Sony ELC automation system, Sony 8000a switcher and other technical equipment for live and pre-recorded productions.
Job Function:
The main responsibility of the Director is to provide leadership in and out of the control room fulfilling the production needs of the station. The Director works with the editorial and production staffs to execute an error-free production in an automated or manual control room environment. As a Technical Director, you will operate the Sony ELC automation system using a Sony 8000-A switcher, Cambotics robotic cameras, Vizrt, GVG Stratus Playout, Calrec audio board and other tasks as assigned. A successful candidate must have sound technical skills and will bring a "can-do" approach to problem solving in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. Your technical skills must be outdone by your willingness to contribute to the success of the duopoly. Candidate must be willing to work a very flexible work schedule that may include early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. You must be open to implementing new technologies and/or methods to accomplish future assignments.
Demonstrated experience as a newscast director is required.
Previous Control Room Automation use is required, Sony ELC experience is preferred
Ability to operate technical equipment in automated or manual configuration
Knowledge of video and audio servers, graphics systems, audio consoles and robotic cameras is essential
Excellent computer skills and knowledge of iNews preferred
Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment
Must be a self starter with excellent organizational skills
Strong work ethic, positive attitude & leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities a must.
Excellent people and communication skills needed
Good conflict resolution and problem-solving skills are a must
Referral Instructions:
All qualified candidates must apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System: www.cbsandyou.com (internal applicants) and www.cbscareers.com (external applicants)
This is the only method in which applications will be accepted for open positions.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Only qualified candidates considered for this position will be contacted for an interview. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls or respond to individual inquiries.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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