Technical Director

Posted by WUVG TV Channel 34

Atlanta, GA
Posted: 2020-07-06


Univision Communications is the premier Spanish language media company in the United States and is currently seeking a Technical Director for our live newscasts and other station productions.  This individual will be responsible for performing the Director and Technical Director functions with Production Video Switchers and/or manual “punch and call.”  As the technical leader, the Director will coordinate all aspects of the live daily newscasts alongside the News editorial staff and will develop and implement the best tools and practices to showcase the product.



Job Responsibilities


Technical directing of daily newscasts 6pm and 11pm, live updates, and special recordings of segments and franchises
Responsible for editing stories and packages for daily live newscasts working with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier Pro
Responsible of creating graphics in Photoshop for preparation in character generator software VizRT
Work with iNews daily for preparation of newscasts
Works with news anchor and producer to execute creative flow of broadcasts
Track all recorded feeds and track tape archival system
Supervise technical newscast crew to ensure efficiency in all areas
Assist with the constant revamping of studio shots and looks, including audio and lights set up for all on air entities
Availability to work on special projects and on all technical positions on the field
Able to work at fast pace and under tight deadlines, under news director guidance
Must maintain a good driving record


Required Skills & Experience


Must be able to lift, set up, operate, and take down production equipment
Must know how to use field and studio cameras 
Knowledge of newsroom operations and technical requirements to have show on-air, cue terms and signals
Ability to cut the in-house videos prior to pre-show directing duties
Ability to work well under pressure, respond quickly to changes and handle simultaneous tasks
Ability to make solid news judgments
Schedule must be extremely flexible; available for any last-minute assignments and able to work weekends, evenings, and holidays
Knowledge of all aspects of ENG/SNG
Knowledge of inews
Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Desired Skills & Experience


AA/BA/BS in Television Arts/Sciences desired, will consider work experience in lieu of degree
Knowledge of general FCC rules and regulations highly desired
Exceptional organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Process & detail oriented
Strong computer skills
Technical aptitude and always willing to learn
Adaptable to change in technology and environment
Self-starter that can operate under minimal supervision
Bilingual – English/Spanish

Eligibility Requirements


Must be willing to work from office in Atlanta, Georgia
Employment/education will be verified
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis
Physical Requirements

Ability to stand, walk, bend, type, and sit for up to (8) hours


Please apply on our Univision Careers Webpage:



Univision is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio and digital platforms. The company’s top-rated media portfolio includes the Univision and UniMás broadcast networks, as well as cable networks Univision Deportes Network (UDN) and Galavisión. Locally, Univision owns or operates 65 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. Additionally, Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, encompasses 58 owned or operated radio stations, a live event series and a robust digital audio footprint. The company’s prominent digital assets include, streaming service Univision Now, the largest Hispanic influencer network and several top-rated apps. For more information, visit

Como la principal empresa de medios de comunicación dirigidos a los hispanos en Estados Unidos, Univision Communications Inc. los entretiene, informa y empodera con contenido de noticias, deportes y entretenimiento en televisión de señal abierta y cable, además de audio y plataformas digitales. La destacada cartera de propiedades de la compañía incluye las cadenas de señal abierta Univision y UniMás, y las cadenas de cable Univision Deportes Network (UDN) y Galavisión. A nivel local, Univision es propietaria y opera 65 estaciones en los principales mercados hispanos de Estados Unidos y Puerto Rico. Además, Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, es propietaria u opera 58 estaciones de radio, presenta una serie de eventos en vivo y tiene una robusta presencia de audio digital. La prominente cartera digital de la empresa incluye, el servicio de streaming Univision Now, la mayor cadena de influencers hispanos y varias de las aplicaciones más populares. Para mayor información, visiten .



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