Media Technical Directors and Managers
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Also known as:
Broadcast Producer, Casting Director, Film Maker, Independent Film Maker, Independent Video Producer, Motion Picture Director, Movie Producer, Music Video Director, Music Video Producer, News Production Supervisor
|Critical decision making|| |
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|Job challenge and pressure to meet deadlines|| |
|Dealing and handling conflict|| |
|Competition for this position|| |
|Communication with others|| |
|Work closely with team members, clients etc.|| |
|Comfort of the work setting|| |
|Exposure to extreme environmental conditions|| |
|Exposure to job hazards|| |
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Confer with operations directors to formulate and maintain fair and attainable technical policies for programs.
Train workers in use of equipment, such as switchers, cameras, monitors, microphones, and lights.
Operate equipment to produce programs or broadcast live programs from remote locations.
Schedule use of studio and editing facilities for producers and engineering and maintenance staff.
Supervise and assign duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of radio and television programs.
Switch between video sources in a studio or on multi-camera remotes, using equipment such as switchers, video slide projectors, and video effects generators.
Act as liaisons between engineering and production departments.
Test equipment to ensure proper operation.
Monitor broadcasts to ensure that programs conform to station or network policies and regulations.
Collaborate with promotions directors to produce on-air station promotions.
|Making Decisions and Solving Problems||Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.|
|Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work||Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.|
|Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events||Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.|
|Getting Information||Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.|
|Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment||Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.|
|Interacting With Computers||Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.|
|Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates||Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.|
|Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings||Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.|
|Communications and Media||Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.|
|Computers and Electronics||Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.|
|English Language||Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.|
|Telecommunications||Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.|
|Engineering and Technology||Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.|
|Administration and Management||Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.|
|Customer and Personal Service||Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.|
|Education and Training||Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.|
|Coordination||Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.|
|Monitoring||Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.|
|Speaking||Talking to others to convey information effectively.|
|Active Listening||Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.|
|Critical Thinking||Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.|
|Judgment and Decision Making||Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.|
|Reading Comprehension||Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.|
|Time Management||Managing one's own time and the time of others.|