• Technical Director - Freelance

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    18-9222
    Division
    Media
    Functional Area
    Other
  • Overview

    An industry leader in sports production, and content development and distribution, MSG Networks Inc. owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+, and a live streaming and video on demand platform, MSG GO. The networks are home to 10 professional sports teams, delivering live games of the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; New York Liberty; New York Red Bulls and the Westchester Knicks, as well as coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. Each year, MSG and MSG+ collectively telecast approximately 500 live professional games, along with a comprehensive lineup of other sporting events, including college football and basketball, and critically-acclaimed original programming. The gold standard for regional broadcasting, MSG Networks has won 162 New York Emmy Awards over the past ten years.

    At MSG Networks Inc. we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG Networks Inc. and its direct and indirect subsidiaries and affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers that provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status and, in addition to federal law requirements, comply with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

    Responsibilities

     

    The ideal candidate will have live studio and mobile unit experience with switching a multi-camera television production.  They must have the expertise to build full shows and be proficient with troubleshooting issues.  They must be able to communicate efficiently with the producer and director about the timeline of the show.  Additionally, they should be familiar with the language of a television control room and have a working knowledge of all current technology.  

    Qualifications

    • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others in a fast paced, dynamic studio and mobile unit environment.
    • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required. 
    • Available to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
    • Three to Five years of related TD experience in live; multi-camera studio production and mobile unit facilities.  
    • Proficient in building and execution of effects and shows on the following video switchers;
      • Sony MVS-8000X
      • Grass Valley Kayenne Classic
      • Grass Valley Kayenne K-Frame
      • NewTek Tri-caster, a plus not a requirement
    • Must be an active member and in good standing with Local IBEW 1212 and IATSE unions. If currently not a member you must be willing to join.
    • Familiarity with New York area sports teams is a plus.
    • Must be willing to work at various locations within the tri-state area.

     

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