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Technical Director (TV)

Cox Media Group

Tulsa, OK
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Company Cox Media Group
Title: Technical Director (TV)
JobID: 1710697
Category: Engineering
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time


Director / Technical Director is responsible for directing, technical directing, as well as calling and punching various news and variety show products both weekday and weekend. Director / Technical Director is a leadership position within the production department and is responsible for the clean execution of all live shows. This position is expected to work closely with the news department and must harbor a positive, approachable demeanor for both production and non-production departments. Strong leadership skills are a must. This position requires you to work 1:45pm to 10:45pm including weekends.


Direct / Technical Direct live and non-live news and talk show programs.
Direct / Technical Direct live on location news and non-news programs.
Operate all studio equipment which include studio camera, cg, audio, graphic art and prompter.
Produce Episodic Promos for Promotion Department.


Direct & Technical Direct Live Newscast – 75%
•Prepare show rundowns. Continually review rundown and scripts for updates. 
•Pre-record reporter or anchor standups before live broadcast.
•Pre-record all news preproduction before live broadcast.
•Execute live news broadcast in a clean manner.  
•Pre-record news and promotion topicals in between newscast. 
•Pre-record morning sports and reporter standups for next day.
•Run studio camera for both live and non-live events.
 Operate Studio Gear – 15%
•Operate audio board for both live and non-live events.
•Operate character generator for both live and non-live events.
•Create graphic art for both live and non-live events.
•Edit episodic promos for promotions department.
 Supervising – 10%
•Communicating effectively with production manager.
•Communicating effectively with show producers.
•Communicating effectively with technical crew.
•Supervising during live show events.
•Training additional technical crew.


High School Degree or GED required. College Degree a plus.
·2 – 3 years previous director and technical director experience desired.
·Lighting Experience a definite plus.
·Must be able to lift 50 lbs and climb a ladder for studio lighting

About Cox Media Group


Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-OK-Tulsa-2625 S Memorial Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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