Freelance Studio Director (2022-31563)
We are Altice USA; a family of businesses that includes Optimum, Suddenlink, Optimum Mobile, Optimum Business, A4 advertising, Cheddar, and News12. Our common goal is connecting our customers to friends and family, shows they love, advertising that resonates and news that matters. We're building a workforce that thrives on collaboration, inclusion, and innovation. We hope connecting you to a potential role is just the beginning.Responsibilities
News 12 New Jersey is looking for a Studio Director to direct live and taped programs and program elements using studio automation. To operate production equipment technically and creatively and to lead activities of studio crews. The ideal candidate will have the ability to direct and/or technical direct live and taped studio productions using the studio automation system through accurate calling and coordination of video, audio and graphics elements for distribution across all platforms. Oversee studio productions for quality control. Work with producers to execute details of effective programs. Follow graphic format stylebook in production of programs. Direct and coordinate efforts of assigned studio personnel. Be available to work nights, weekends and holidays as required. Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Television Production or Broadcasting preferred, Master's degree is a plus.• Minimum of one-year experience as a television director.• Ability to direct using studio computer automation equipment, Grass Valley Ignite.• Ability to direct technically complicated live programming• Ability to interpret and code newscast rundowns• Strong knowledge of production equipment, and methods and techniques for live & taped productions.• Knowledge of video/audio signal, tape dynamics.• Ability to work quickly under pressure in an on-air environment.• Knowledge in current and emerging newscast technologies• Flexible hours, including mornings, nights, weekends & holidays.
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