Job opening: Technical director at WSJ Hong Kong

The Wall Street Journal Digital Network is seeking a technical director for daily live programming. The short-term consulting slot  is Hong Kong-based and would run for a term of four weeks. Future part-time shifts are a possibility after the consulting term ends.

Candidates must have experience in broadcast control rooms, operating field and studio cameras, video-switching equipment and audio boards. Other skills required are speedy and professional editing in FinalCut, a working knowledge of SAN video storage environments and digital asset-management experience. Familiarity with both the Mac OS and PCs is a must.

Specific responsibilities will include directing daily live program, operating video and audio controls, editing and encoding segments.

We are looking for someone who excels in high-pressure situations, loves working on and leading a young broadcast team and has a mentoring mindset.

Interested parties please send a cover letter and CV to a.najberg@wsj.com.

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