KABC TV, the ABC/Disney Owned station in Los Angeles has an opportunity for an Assistant Director of Technology with significant management and leadership experience and a strong working knowledge of television broadcast and digital media. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the top stations in the country in a challenging, rewarding position.
The successful candidate will become a key player in conceiving, designing, implementing and operating all technical aspects of one of the largest and most successful commercial television stations in the country. They will report to the Vice President of Technology and will be expected to become a “go-to” technical contact at KABC, with the attitude and ability to support and service other departments including News, Programming, Promotions, and Sales.
They will have demonstrable ability to manage multiple, changing priorities. An in-depth knowledge of information technology, digital video and audio technologies, RF technologies and file- based production workflows will be necessary. Ability to support scheduling technical personnel, preparation of operating budgets, as well as compliance with government and industry regulations and standards will be expected. Ideally, the candidate will be detail-oriented and demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience in TV broadcast engineering management including network, studio and transmitter facility maintenance, capital project planning and implementation, production and on-air operations preferred.
A degree in a technical related field or equivalent experience required and significant experience in a primary role in technology related to operation and maintenance of modern broadcast, news, and media production facilities is a must.