Technical Director

January 8, 2020

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Job Description


Univision is seeking a talented Technical Director based in Houston, Texas. The successful candidate will direct live newscasts, news briefs and weather segments working closely with News personnel in creating all necessary elements for live and taped programming for linear and non-linear platforms, and creating any special elements or opens being requested by the editorial team. Operate studio cameras and audio board in the event of emergencies. This individual must be a strategic and creative thinker, a self-starter, and a collaborator willing to learn and share ideas.

Job Responsibilities

Direct daily programming, primarily focused on weather content
Work closely with editorial team in creation of graphics
Create special opens for special projects and sweeps
Oversee completion and distribution of news elements
Perform quality checks and input of all programming elements
Archive and input commercials into production/master control database
Work closely with sales/promotions/public affairs on special elements for programs
Must maintain a good driving record

Required Skills & Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of specialized training in the professional field
Minimum of 2 years major market or 3 years small market in similar capacity of job responsibilities
Must have a good driving record
Must be able to work any shift, including weekends and holidays
Familiarity with microwave, satellite, and Digital technology
Basic graphic design experience, including Photoshop experience
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, I-News newsroom systems
Candidate must be able to shoot and edit
Knowledge of control room operation equipment including teleprompter, edit bays, cameras, audio board, video play out servers
Must be able to troubleshoot and coordinate trafficking of commercial dubbing for master control operations

Desired Skills & Experience

Fluent in English and Spanish (read and write)
Knowledge of non-linear systems (Avid and Adobe Premiere)
Knowledge of studio and field cameras, studio lighting experience and audio board operation

Eligibility Requirements

Must be willing to work from office in Houston, TX
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
Must be able to lift and carry heavy equipment (approximately 25 lbs.)
Must be able to climb ladders
Must be able to reach above head

How to Apply

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.

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