Studio Director - NBC Sports
NBC Sports - Stamford, CT

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Role Purpose
The Director is responsible for coordinating the studio operation on and off the air.

Responsibilities
  • Direct multi-camera live and live-to-tape studio based programs
  • Ability to direct News, Talk, Sports and Special Event programs
  • Requires a creative eye and the ability to plan and direct the audio and video aspects of television programs based on the specifications and knowledge of television programming techniques
  • Interpret scripts, block cameras and work with cast, crew and producers
  • Directing live shows without a script especially during breaking news stories
  • Establish the pace of the program to stay within the time requirement
  • Good working knowledge of video switchers and editing
  • Lead the control room and studio technicians before and during any live or live-to-tape program to keep them informed of the show’s rundown, camera shots, effects, playback order and other specific commands
  • Coordinate technical crew schedules
  • Oversee the delivery and execution of all graphic and sponsorship playback elements
  • Participation in all production, editorial and technical planning meetings
  • Contribute ideas on how to improve all aspects of the production from creative to execution


  • Qualifications/Requirements
    Basic Qualifications
  • College Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience as a Show Director in a live television production environment
  • Experience in launching a broadcast or television program
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of broadcast and production technology.
  • Possess a high level of initiative
  • Must be a team player
  • Have exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Must be willing to take constructive feedback
  • Must be detail and deadline oriented
  • Must be creative and extremely organized and prepared
  • Possess strong storytelling skills and editorial judgment
  • Must have a strong work ethic

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: 9670br)
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime,
  • Must be willing to work out of Connecticut
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older


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