Station Operations Manager

Posted by Telemundo

Denver, CO
Posted: 2019-08-19

Description:

This individual is the technology guru of the Noticiero Telemundo Denver newsroom, constantly correcting, evaluating and implementing digital news gathering solutions. The role is critical to facilitating a smooth and error free newscast and acts as the primary liaison between Technology and News departments.

Responsibilities:

Essential Functions (Responsibilities):

  • Provide strategic, logistical planning, and insight to upcoming events, special programs and/or elements to be included in news coverage.
  • Lead, develop, and coordinate electronic and digital news gathering operations: video gathering, editing, remote broadcasts, microwave, SNG trucks and news vehicle and system maintenance.
  • Responsible for Productions Control Room and Studio Technology including direct supervision of Automated Production Control (APC) Operators and photographers
  • Administration of centralized Post Production System.
  • Responsible of station Vehicle Fleet.
  • Provide technical guidance, training, and leadership for editorial and newsgathering personnel, including photographers or others as assigned.
  • Oversee overall News operations.
  • Ensure necessary equipment is in place and in working order to support assigned employees.
  • Oversee staffing and supervisory duties, including hiring, performance management, scheduling, and evaluation of photographers and work group members in accordance with KDEN policies.
  • Mentor and develop news employees technology skills, especially in the use of digital and wireless tools.
  • Collaborate in the planning of the TV News operating and capital budgets. Plan, supervise, and track operational expenditures.
  • Budget, plan, and manage large remote broadcasts including breaking news and special events. Available by phone 24x7 for breaking news and disaster recovery scenarios.
  • Responsible for maintaining station disaster recovery procedures for News team.
    Be fully proficient with the newsroom computer system and KDEN voice and data systems.
  • Contribute to the direction of KDEN-TV News operations through regular and clear communications with News and Engineering Department Heads, other Department Heads and employees.

Requirements:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness and ability to work long hours, late nights and weekends as required
  • Must be willing to work at the station in Denver, CO.
  • Must be willing to work in the field in all types of weather conditions, varying work schedules, and to travel as part of assigned duties.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs., have a driver’s license and valid US Passport.

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelors degree in Communications or related field
  • Have strong news judgment with knowledge of legal and ethical issues in multi-media platforms
  • High level of experience in technical expertise across emerging multi-media platforms
  • Knowledgeable about FCC rules and laws pertaining to news broadcasting in multi-media platforms and employment and labor regulations.
  • Understanding and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and technical expertise.
  • Experience preparing departmental budgets, developing strategic plans and presenting in front of large audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news, environment.
  • Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels
  • A pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future
  • Believes that teams are smarter and more dynamic together
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

Contact:

Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered.  Job Number: 50233BR

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