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Director – Technical Director

Hubbard Broad Casting - KOB-TV

Job Overview: This position is responsible for all technical direction of locally produced programing include news broadcasts, commercials, promotions, public services productions and special events both live and pre-recorded. Job Responsibilities: 1. Direct live and taped programming within format guidelines including newscasts, commercial production and station promotions. Operates board. Assumes responsibility of newscasts and other programs. Offers suggestions for improvement. 2. Read, study and research scripts to determine how they should be directed. 3. Confer and collaborate with managers, crew members, on air talent and producers to discuss details of production. 4. Responsible for ensuring all aspects of the program are complete before the program begins. Plan details such as framing, composition, camera movement, sound, for each shot or scene. Solves problems at the source. Challenges others to improve. 5. Along with producer, establish pace of newscasts and sequences of segments according to time requirements and accessibility. Ensures program runs smoothly during live broadcasts. 6. Handles last minute and unexpected changes in a professional, poised manner during live broadcasts. Communicates calmly, quickly and clearly to all involved as needed. 7. Maintains high knowledge of equipment. Notifies Operations Manager of equipment needs and problems. Ensures equipment is maintained. 8. Keeps up to date with new technology by reading trade publications and attends local equipment demonstrations. 9. Supervise and coordinate the day-to day work of news production staff. Includes training, communication of instructions, resolving conflicts, managing performance, investigating concerns. Works in concert with and makes recommendations to Operations Coordinator and Director of Operations on employee performance, disciplinary action, performance reviews and increases. Works with employees to bring performance to a higher level by communicating standards, offering assistance and advice, and discussing individual performance on a regular basis. Keeps lines of communication open at all levels. 10. Ability to relate and communicate in a productive manner to a variety of people including on air talent, visitors, production crew, producers, creative services and management. Treats co-workers and visitors with respect. 11. Understands and can articulate station's programming direction and philosophies. 12. Report to work on time and work established schedule/hours. 13. Assist with other duties in the studio as needed. Those primary functions include, but are not limited to: replacing studio equipment, booth equipment, running teleprompter, running studio cameras, and floor directing.

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Name: Telanet Acquisition