ABC News has an opening for an Operations Manager, Program Operations.
ResponsibilitiesThis position supports the production team by coordinating daily show operations – control room coverage, daily show set-up and remote production management.
The Operations Manager works closely with the Show Directors and support teams to schedule appropriate studio crews, graphics and DGA personnel to cover changing show needs.
This position works closely with the Logistics Desk and Network Acquisition Center to coordinate satellite trucks and remote events as well as maintaining budgetary control for daily operations.
The position requires frequent field work which can include travel to remote locations to supervise field production operations.
This is a 7 day per week operation that requires weekend and evening shifts.
Basic Qualifications# of years work experience: Minimum 3 in a live broadcast news environment
Extensive background in live studio and field television production as well as familiarity with the latest television broadcast technologies.
- Proficient in Outlook (especially Excel) and INews
- Ability to meet strict deadlines and multi-task are key
- Strong organizational skills
- Budgeting and financial skills are also required
Preferred Qualifications# of years work experience: Minimum 5 years in a live broadcast news environment; network morning show experience highly desirable.
Preferred Education BA or higher Additional InformationEqual Opportunity Employer--Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity