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Univision Communications, Inc Assistant Director - Temp in Miami, Florida

Univision is seeking for an Assistant Director, main duties are to support the Director, along with coordinating all news/entertainment and production activities. The AD will provide a key link between the Director, Producers and Production team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Code in Ross Overdrive automation

  • Back time video clips and packages

  • Use iNEWS (Newsroom Computer System) to edit the rundown

  • Oversee and facilitate production elements, including graphics, music, and all other related presentation elements at the director’s request

  • Edit templates on TemplateEditor

  • Manage audio faders in DirectControl

  • Call for manual triggering of graphic elements

  • Act as a Technical Production Coordinator (TPC) when scheduled

  • Acquires and coordinates the routing of signals

  • Handles and coordinates the routing of control room sources

  • Act as a Video Control Operator (VCO) when scheduled

  • Adjust iris, white balance, black balance, etc. assuring a quality picture for each studio camera

  • Drive, adjust pan, tilt, zoom, etc. of the robotic cameras if needed

  • Knowledge of lighting board and bringing up lighting cues

  • Direct light productions including news briefs and updates using RundownControl

  • As this position supports 24x7 operation, candidate must, in addition to being able to work regular hours, have on-call availability, and flexibility to work days, nights, overnights, weekends, and holidays as needed and without advance notice. Additionally, candidate may be required to work on site for extended periods of time to provide coverage in special circumstances, such as, during tropical storms/hurricanes.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in television production or equivalent work experience

  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Windows operating systems

  • 5-10 years of experience in production programs in studio with Automation and Manual operations; or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved

  • Knowledge of Ross Vision switcher, Ross Cambotics (Robotic Camera System), Miranda panels and RTS

  • Knowledge of equipment utilized in production, TV studio and control room

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Comfort using highly technical and automated systems

  • Perform well under pressure and breaking news situations

  • Works effectively with others in a team environment

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) preferred

  • Univision requires that all U.S. and Puerto Rico employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to submit proof of vaccination. The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will reasonably accommodate a qualified candidate, who may be unable to be vaccinated, consistent with federal, state, and local law.

TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Ross Overdrive automation

  • Ross CamBot Robotic Camera system with user interface and joystick panel

  • iNEWS Newsroom Computer System (NRCS)

  • VizRT Trio

  • Playback Devices (Avid Airspeed, Ross Video SMS/Blackstorm, Miranda HMP 1801)

  • Calrec Audio Console

  • Enco Audio Playback device

  • Miranda Router

    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.

About Univision Communications Inc.

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 10 cable networks including Galavisión and TUDN, the No. 1 Spanish-language sports network in the country. Locally, Univision owns or operates 61 television stations in major Hispanic markets across the United States. 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 Univision.com (https://www.ucicentral.net/external-link.jspa?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.univision.com%2F) , streaming service Univision Now, the largest Hispanic influencer network and several top-rated apps. For more information, visit corporate.univision.com (https://www.ucicentral.net/external-link.jspa?url=http%3A%2F%2Fcorporate.univision.com%2F) .

About TUDN

TUDN is the multimedia sports division of Univision Communications Inc., the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S. Built around the flagship TUDN cable network, the nation’s No. 1 Spanish-language sports channel, TUDN reaches audiences across Univision’s television portfolio, as well as through the TUDN Radio Network, the TUDN mobile app and TUDN.com. TUDN possesses an industry-leading portfolio of live soccer rights through partnerships with 14 Liga MX clubs, the Mexican Football Federation, US Soccer, UEFA, Concacaf, Major League Soccer and many more.

About Univision News

Univision’s award-winning News division is committed to informing the country’s fastest growing segment across all media platforms, including TV, Radio, and Interactive. Hispanics count on the latest and most relevant content that impacts the community through: “Noticiero Univision,” the Network’s evening, late evening and weekend national newscast; Sunday public affairs program “Al Punto” (To The Point); newsmagazine shows “Aquí y Ahora” (Here and Now) and “Primer Impacto” (First Impact); as well as morning news segments on “Despierta América” (Wake Up America). Univision has strengthened its news team and expanded its news operations by adding Investigative and Documentary Units.

Acerca de Univision Communications Inc.

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 10 cadenas de cable Galavisión y TUDN, el canal deportivo No. 1 en español del país . A nivel local, Univision es propietaria u opera 61 estaciones en los principales mercados hispanos en los Estados Unidos. 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 Univision.com (https://www.ucicentral.net/external-link.jspa?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.univision.com%2F) , el servicio de streaming Univision Now, la mayor cadena de influencers hispanos y varias de las aplicaciones más populares. Para mayor información, visiten corporate.univision.com (https://www.ucicentral.net/external-link.jspa?url=http%3A%2F%2Fcorporate.univision.com%2F) .

Acerca de TUDN

TUDN es la división deportiva en medios múltiples de Univision Communications Inc., la principal empresa de medios de comunicación dirigidos a los hispanos en Estados Unidos. En torno a la cadena principal de cable TUDN, el canal deportivo No. 1 en español del país, TUDN llega a audiencias en toda la cartera de televisión de Univision, como también por medio de TUDN Radio Network, la aplicación móvil de TUDN y TUDN.com. TUDN tiene una cartera de derechos a transmisiones en vivo de fútbol que es líder en el mercado por medio de alianzas con 14 clubes de la Liga MX, la Federación Mexicana de Fútbol, US Soccer, UEFA, Concacaf, Major League Soccer y muchos más. 

Acerca de Noticias Univision

La galardonada división de noticias de Univision está comprometida a informar al segmento poblacional de más rápido crecimiento en Estados Unidos a través de todas las plataformas mediáticas, incluyendo televisión, radio y medios interactivos. Los hispanos cuentan con el contenido más actual y relevante que impacta a la comunidad, a través de: “Noticiero Univision”, en sus versiones vespertina, nocturna y de fin de semana; el programa dominical de asuntos públicos y políticos, “Al Punto”; los magacines noticiosos “Aquí y Ahora” y “Primer Impacto”; y los segmentos de noticias de “Despierta América”. Noticias Univision fortaleció su equipo y amplió sus operaciones con la creación de la Unidad de Investigación y la Unidad de Documentales.

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