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  TD/Director, DC Technical Operations
Employer: Upgrade Membership Job Posted: 8/9/2019
Location: Northeast Region Job Status: Full Time
Experience Level: TBD  

Job Description:

A CNN TD plays a lead role of the live control room team. A TD is responsible for supervising the control room technical crew during a fast paced 24-hour live news environment and executing the direction and vision of show director and producer.

The Daily

Switching fast paced productions seen throughout the world across CNN's global networks.
Firsthand experience partnering with some of the best directors in TV news.
Act as crew chief and technical lead assigned to the production staff productions.
Ability to offer creative suggestions that enhance show productions.
Collaborating with graphic department and editorial leads as new shows are developed.
Organizing and maintaining switcher layout and other auxiliary equipment associated with TD area.
Demonstrate technical ability to troubleshoot and understand video workflow throughout CNN networks.
May be called upon to simultaneously direct small to mid-level live and taped segment/shows.

The Essentials

You have technical know-how and strong communications skills.
That's what it takes to rise to the top of this team.
An ability to work in a high pressure, 24/7 news environment.
A desire to learn new technologies, processes and/or procedures as they are implemented and a willingness to work in other areas as assigned.
Five years Industry experience technical directing in a live news environment.
Operational knowledge of all control room positions and familiar with all aspects of live television and pre / post production.
Four-year degree from accredited university or demonstrated experience in the field.
Candidate should have a strong interest in current events.

The Perks

Paid time off every year to volunteer
Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
2018 Best Company for Dads
An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands



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