Technical Director

Posted by Nexstar

Huntsville, AL
Posted: 2020-09-15


The Technical Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.


  • Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs
  • Observes pictures through monitors and directs camera/video staff concerning composition
  • Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments including communicating daily with the production manager on any and all issues
  • Create and Manage morning team schedules and changes
  • Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscasts
  • Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts
  • Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts
  • Tests equipment to ensure proper operation
  • Video editing
  • Live audio
  • Performs other duties assigned
  • Train new employees


  • High school diploma
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news operations and production. (Depending on market size)
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Proficiency with broadcast control equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be able to troubleshoot/fix issues during newscast
  • 2 years experience preferred


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