Technical Directors/Managers

Technical Directors/Managers

Coordinate activities of technical departments, such as taping, editing, engineering, and maintenance, to produce radio or television programs.

Key Competencies * Cooperation * Attention to Detail * Adaptability/Flexibility * Stress Tolerance * Dependability * Initiative * Leadership * Self Control * Achievement/Effort * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Switch between video sources in a studio or on multi-camera remotes, using equipment such as switchers, video slide projectors, and video effects generators. * Direct technical aspects of newscasts and other productions, checking and switching between video sources and taking responsibility for the on-air product, including camera shots and graphics. * Supervise and assign duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of radio and television programs.


Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance,

Job Family Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

Sample Job Titles Broadcast Director, Broadcast Engineer, Master Control Operator (MCO), News Technical Director, Newscast Director, Operations Director, Operations Manager, Production Director, Production Manager, Production Operations Inspector, Production Superintendent, Production Supervisor, Radio Station Manager, Radio Television Technical Director (Y), Record Producer, Remote Operations Producer, Studio Director, Talent Engineer, Technical Director, Test Editing Director.