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London, UK: Senior Technical Director - NBC News

Job Vacancy: Senior Technical Director - NBC News

Location: London, UK


The Senior Technical Director is responsible for leading the control room crew in fast-paced production environments while communicating clear instructions and operating a production switcher to provide a clean program.

  • Switch live programs and communicate real-time direction to technical crew
  • Build and organize switcher effects and media libraries in traditional and automated production environments
  • Prepare and route video and audio sources
  • Perform thorough facility checks and prepare production systems for use
  • Communicate and coordinate elements during rehearsals and live production
  • Offer technical and creative solutions to meet show and network creative coals
  • Create and maintain show notes and technical documentation
  • Collaborate with show teams and other technical departments
  • Work closely with operations management and engineering to ensure equipment is meeting client expectations
  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Troubleshoot and displays thorough understanding of core broadcast systems
  • Maintains the “core” switcher build and keeps all shows in mind when making changes that affect all shows.
  • Devises salvos for use with setting up control rooms and interfacing with studios – passes clear salvo requests to engineering team
  • Switcher large events and remote (OB) shows.
  • Answers the calls from other TDs when technical issues arise
  • Assists engineering with implementing large-scale changes to broadcast infrastructure
  • Performs basic switcher maintenance tasks

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Posted on TVZ: 6th February 2020
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