Senior Director Technical Operations NewspathApply
Director of Newspath/Network Operations will provide leadership and technical support for a large News Organization with highly qualified and motivated broadcast professionals of all levels.
Responsibilities include (but not limited) to:
- Manage Technical facilities, transmission and support for Newspath NY, DC , LA and London
- Trouble shoot and help support Newspath affiliates and foreign clients technical needs
- Develop and implement large projects and coordinate with engineering and construction.
- Forecast and manage annual capital budgets.
- Manage union staff and uphold contract.
- Plan and implement special events and breaking news remotes
- Constantly seek new technology for more efficient and cost effective news gathering
- Participation on Industry wide organizations/conventions.
- Willing to be on call 24/7 in a news environment
- Ability to travel on short notice and for extended periods
- Familiarity with bonded cellular technology
- Understanding of all forms of transmission: jpeg, mpeg, HEVC, microwave, satellite, fiber, etc.
- Knowledge of all forms of newsgathering equipment, cameras, audio equipment, drones, satellite trucks, etc.
- Familiarity with computers, networking, firewalls, etc.
- College degree
- Engineering degree (not a must but preferred)