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Pelmorex Corp. (Home of the Weather Network)
Oakville, ON

Technical Director/Control Room Director (On-Call)

 

 
   

French Control Room Director & Technical Director

Reports to: Senior Operations Manager, The Weather Network/ MétéoMédia

 Location:  Toronto (Oakville, Ontario)

 

 

 

As a Control Room Director & Technical Director, you will be responsible the production of live and recorded audio and video content which will be played on the different mediums (TV, Web, wireless and radio).

 

You will work closely with the Content Producer to stay informed of weather conditions; follow Programming objectives and guidelines (knowing who our audience is, etc.); and, coordinate the production of the weather and news content accordingly. This includes ensuring that the team (as described below) updates content when necessary and in a timely manner, and maintains the credibility, accuracy and professionalism on all produced and live segments.

 

Your overall goal is to produce content for TV, Web, Apps and other mediums, while increasing our ratings. In this role, you will operate the equipment in the control rooms. This position combines the traditional responsibilities of a control room Director and Technical Director, as well as equipment operator.

 

You will be working with our French operation MétéoMédia where you will communicate in French between the Montreal and Oakville offices.

 

The Job: A day in the life of a Control Room & Technical Director:

 

  • Plan, oversee and take responsibility for all aspects of the audio and video content, ensuring high standards are met and exceeded.
  • Lead and coordinate a team of on-air Presenters and work very closely with the Content Producer.
  • Coach and direct on-air Presenters during the live and near live elements.
  • Operate control room equipment necessary to produce live and record segments.
  • Solid understanding of all control room equipment including Switchers, Audio Boards, Cameras, Graphics and CG.
  • Working in conjunction with the Content Producer to conduct regular air checks.
  • Knowledge of Ross Overdrive system and Baron.
  • Extra work during active weather may be required.
  • Participate in show meetings.
  • Able to work shifts (24/7 environment)
  • Part Time positions: Must be available to work weekends and statutory holidays

 

You:

  • College certificate or university degree in Communications/Journalism/Television production
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a television Producer or Director or Technical Director - television news preferred.
  • Experience as a control room director
  • Excellent editorial judgment
  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • Good knowledge of North American geography, meteorology and current affairs

 

What makes you shine?

  • Team leader
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Organized and meticulous about details
  • Technical abilities are required (equipment operation)
  • You must LOVE the weather!

 

 


We are committed to equity in the workplace.

 

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We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Agencies, we ask that you please not solicit.

Please note that part of our recruitment and selection process includes references and background checks. Our background checks include criminal, education, and employment checks.

Pelmorex Corp is committed to equity in the workplace.

 

 

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Additional Details

Category: Television
Location:
Pelmorex Corp. (Home of the Weather Network)
2655 Bristol Cir
Oakville, ON, CA
L6H7W1
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Posted: May 07, 2018
Deadline: OPEN
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