Technical Director/Director

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CGTN is hiring a Technical Director/Director to join our team in Washington D.C. The successful candidate will work well in a diverse team environment mainly as a Technical Director and will serve as a backup Director when needed.

Responsibilities for Technical Director/Director

  • Strong technical aptitude and experience with television control room and studio production technology including video switchers, audio mixers, graphics, newsroom editorial software (ENPS).
  • Competent understanding/skills relate to shot composition, lighting, and aesthetics.
  • Act as a leader in the control room.
  • Organize and manage shifting priorities under tight deadlines and in pressure situations.
  • Work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate solutions.
  • Work independently without direct supervision.
  • Dependable and accurate.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a top 20 market or network.
  • Ability to work different shifts or longer shifts due to breaking news and severe weather emergencies, as well as weekend and/or holidays.




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