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Career Details :: Technical Directors/Managers
Coordinate activities of technical departments, such as taping, editing, engineering, and maintenance, to produce radio or television programs.
A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Coordinates activities of radio or television studio and control-room personnel to ensure technical quality of programs.
- Coordinates elements of program, such as audio, camera, special effects, timing, and script, to ensure production objectives are met.
- Schedules use of studio and editing facilities for producers and engineering and maintenance staff.
- Directs personnel in auditioning talent and programs.
- Operates equipment to produce programs or broadcast live programs from remote locations.
- Trains workers in use of equipment, such as switcher, camera, monitor, microphones, and lights.
- Monitors broadcast to ensure that programs conform with station or network policies and regulations.
- Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of radio and television programs.
- Observes picture through monitor and directs camera and video staff concerning shading and composition.
- Appraisers, Real Estate
- Film and Video Editors
- Program Directors
- Sound Engineering Technicians
- Talent Directors
- Training and Development Managers
General Work Activities
- Guiding, Directing & Motivating Subordinates
- Scheduling Work and Activities
- Communicating With Other Workers
- Coordinating Work & Activities of Others
- Judging Qualities of Things, Service, People
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Consequence of Error
- Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
- Supervise, Coach, Train Others
- Responsibility for Outcomes and Results