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  Live Programming Director
Employer: ABC News Job Posted: 1/23/2020
Location: New York, NY Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

Job ID 738513BR

ABC NEWS LIVE is seeking an experienced and versatile Live Programming Director to direct regular and special events broadcasts in automated control rooms from studios and remote locations in a fluid, high energy environment.

This is a Project position and employment will continue on this Project (at the company’s sole discretion), and in no event shall extend past the completion of the Project.


The Director will be responsible for guiding all broadcast elements, technical staff and remote sources and must coordinate regularly with the operations, technical and graphics departments. Additionally, the Director will collaborate with the editorial team to develop and create workflows and production techniques for ABC News Live broadcasts and special events. Candidates must be very familiar with the latest broadcast technologies, graphics and production devices and will be on the frontlines helping to ensure all ABC News Live programs meet the highest network standards.

Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum 7 years of experience directing live television broadcasts under automation.
• Professional experience working with broadcast automation systems – Ross OverDrive, Tricaster 8000, Ross Vision, Carbonite Production Switchers.
• A willingness to work a variety of shifts, including evenings, overnights and weekends. Must be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and exhibit and understanding of traditional and digital broadcasting technology.
• Strong interpersonal and management skills, strong project management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience directing broadcasts from automated control rooms both in studios and from remote locations
• Experience working in a multi-camera studio environment.
• Proficiency in the latest broadcast television technology, graphics and production devices
• Proficiency in broadcast studio lighting preferable

Required Education

• BA or BS from a 4-year accredited college or university or equivalent experience

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