Director | Broadcast/B1G+
700,000 per year
University of Maryland Athletics
The Director of Broadcast/B1G+ will work as a member of the Intercollegiate Athletics Broadcasting and Production staff, and be under the direct supervision of the Assistant Athletics Director of TerpVision and Video Operations. The Director of Broadcast/B1G+ is responsible for all live broadcasts (100+) of Maryland Athletics that stream on B1G+ including scripting, live camera switching, leading onsite equipment set up, transmission testing with applicable network and direct report/student/freelance staff. This position will manage the recruiting of, hiring and training of student staff on the operation of B1G+ production equipment and new dedicated broadcast control room; Manage on-site operations of B1G+, and coordinate the needs of the Big Ten Network (BTN) such as press conferences, studio operations, live stream proposals and talkbacks; Build game day graphics and other elements to be included in streamed broadcasts such as score bugs, starting lineup headshots, story lines for talent, replay wipes and other features.
The Director of Broadcast/B1G+ will oversee the department’s coaches video responsibilities and directly supervise direct reports to assist with these endeavors. The Director will also be responsible for assisting TerpVision with staffing and game day operations. Assist in inventory and preventative maintenance of production equipment. They will collaborate with other members of the Broadcasting and Production (B&P) unit with content creation, graphic design, show production, etc on non-B1G+ events as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience / Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Production, or related field;
Five (5) to six (6) years experience in live production, including student productions that go to air;
Two (2) to three (3) years experience in technical directing and producing.
Understanding of trends in producing professional-quality live broadcasts
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects
Knowledge of NewTek Tricaster and 3Play systems
Experience in ENG shooting.
Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment
Knowledge of Division-1 athletic departments
Knowledge of Ross Xpression and Acuity Systems, EVS replay, Sony Broadcast cameras and Daktronics LED and video display systems.