Floor Manager

Imagina US


The Floor Manager in the Technical Production Department is responsible for all areas in the studio. This person must have a working knowledge of various aspects of production including A2, stage managing and basic lighting principals during live or taped programs. 




  • Check that equipment, e.g. microphones and earpieces, are working before the show
  • Relay instructions from the control room to the studio floor using a talkback system
  • Keep the director and producer informed of action off-camera
  • Oversee the work of other departments, such as sound, lighting and props and help resolve any technical problems
  • Rehearse live shows; give cues and time counts to presenters, actors or guests
  • Organize runners to make the best use of studio time
  • Look ahead in the program schedule to anticipate any changes to the set, or to see what props are required later in the show
  • Manage the audience, e.g. explaining safety requirements, show timings and what will happen during filming and when the program will be aired
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations, e.g. keeping 'safe areas' and fire exits clear of equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • College Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 1+ years of production experience in a live television environment including entertainment and sports programming.
  • Bilingual: English and Spanish
  • Must provide documentation that permits to work in the United States
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume.
  • Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be available to work all shifts, including early mornings, evenings, holidays, weekends, late breaking news and hurricane emergencies.
  • Must be willing to travel as needed, sometimes on short notice.
  • Must be willing to facilitate personnel requirements including late and/or last minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of broadcast and production technology.
  • Ability to multi-task and react quickly during daily broadcasts.
  • Interpersonal and professional communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Windows operating systems.