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  • ID
    #43843586
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    TBD
  • Source
    The Walt Disney Company
  • Date
    2022-07-04
  • Deadline
    2022-09-02
 
Permanent

The Technical Production Manager will be responsible for supporting the operational and technical needs of the News broadcast, while managing the control rooms and crew assigned to them. This role will work closely with the show units to understand and meet the production needs for all programming.

Candidates must have a comprehensive understanding of broadcast productions and signal flow, along with a strong understating of automation technology and traditional broadcast equipment; Ross OverDrive, Calrec audio boards, RTS intercom systems.

The ideal candidate should have the ability to prioritize and meet client needs, instruct and provide production with strategic technical support while working in a fast-paced environment and should be familiar with the latest television broadcast technologies. They should also be capable of prioritizing and handling multiple projects simultaneously, all with the same level of urgency, and must be willing to work flexible hours/days depending on news and/or operational needs. Strong technical background, interpersonal and management skills are a must. Ability to work weekends and/or overnights a plus.

Responsibilities :
  • Manage technical crew and control room needs.
  • Work with show directors to set-up look of live shots.
  • Assigning, establishing and coordinating IFB and PL lines for remote locations.
  • Coordinate and communicate with remote locations to ensure technical quality and readiness for air.
  • Supporting editorial & production staff on use of control room technology.
  • Assist in the troubleshooting of all technical issues, along with providing detailed resolutions.
  • Communicate with client's, staff and colleagues clearly and efficiently
  • Remain informed on industry trends and new technology developments.

Basic Qualifications :
  • Minimum of five (5) years of in live studio operations and related broadcast experience.
  • Knowledge of News Room Automation
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and demanding live 24-hour news environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in iNews is preferred.

Required Education : Bachelor of Science/Arts degree

Preferred Education : Bachelor of Science/Arts degree in Communications, broadcast production, Engineering or related field preferred.

Additional Information : #DisneyTech

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