Disney ABC Television GroupNew York, NY
Full Time Job
ABC News is hiring a Technical Manager to work in the field.
This position is responsible for managing field technical operations for ABC News. The position will work with and support all ABC News platforms and shows. Job requirements include 8 years experience in ENG field engineering and production with a working knowledge of live remote operations including budgeting, power requirements and generator knowledge, familiarity of remote crew assignments and the ability to survey potential live locations is vital. Additional skills include a strong background and understanding of video streaming, networking, transmission and I/P, VoIP, microwave, satellite, RF operations, and communication interfaces.
• Minimum 8 years of experience working in live television either in studio or the field or both
• Must possess good organizational and communication skills and be able to manage a team of people.
• Must be willing to travel on short notice both domestically and internationally
• 10 or more years of experience working in live television either in studio or the field or both
• Bachelor Degree in Broadcasting/Engineering or equivalent experience
• BA or BS from a four year accredited college or university or equivalent experience
About Disney ABC Television Group:
Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, DATG includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.
American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.