Turner Broadcasting CNN Technical Director, NY Technical Operations in New York, New York

Posting Job Title CNN Technical Director, NY Technical Operations

Time Warner Division Turner

Business Unit_TBS




Cable/Broadcast Television Networks

Games – Development & Publishing

Online Content/Services

Area of Interest Production/Post-Production


United States - New York - New York

Requisition #


Position Type Full Time

Posting Job Description

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CNN Technical Operations is at the center of our global live media experience. We are the team with a front row seat to every story, every show, and every event as history is made before our eyes. We are a home for opportunities: to be part of the action, to grow, to develop, and to influence. We are the spirit behind the movement to #gothere. We are CNN. Will you join us?

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What part will you play?

A CNN TD plays a lead role of the live control room team. A TD is responsible for supervising the control room technical crew during a fast paced 24-hour live news environment and executing the direction and vision of show director and producer.

What will you be doing?

  • Switching fast paced productions seen throughout the world across CNN's global networks
  • Firsthand experience partnering with some of the best directors in TV news
  • Act as crew chief and technical lead assigned to the production staff productions
  • Ability to offer creative suggestions that enhance show productions
  • Collaborating with graphic department and editorial leads as new shows are developed
  • Organizing and maintaining switcher layout and other auxiliary equipment associated with TD area
  • Demonstrate technical ability to troubleshoot and understand video workflow throughout CNN networks
  • May be called upon to simultaneously direct small to mid-level live and taped segments/shows

What do we need from you?

Minimum experience requirements include:

  • You have technical know-how and strong communications skills. That's what it takes to rise to the top of this team
  • An ability to work in a high pressure, 24/7 news environment.
  • A desire to learn new technologies, processes and/or procedures as they are implemented and a willingness to work in other areas as assigned.
  • Five years Industry experience technical directing in a live news environment
  • Operational knowledge of all control room positions and familiar with all aspects of live television and pre / post production.
  • Four-year degree from accredited university or demonstrated experience in the field.
  • Candidate should have a strong interest in current events

But wait, there’s more!

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • 2015 Best Company forWorking Mothers
  • An in-houselearning and development teamto help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands like HBO, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT, and TBS


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