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Director, Production News


The Production Director is responsible for researching, planning, and producing news programming.

  • Plans/develops local news programs: researches and develops ideas, writes scripts, etc.
  • Produces program(s): may serve as editor, videographer, and/or audio/lighting specialist
  • Post-production: edits videotape; completes related paperwork such as clearances; labels and stores completed show tapes
  • Provides training and direction to the production staff
  • Assist in repair and upkeep of studio and production sets and properties
  • Participate in the design of video graphics, titles, music, and creative look of shows; makes editorial decisions regarding assembly of information, illustrations, and content
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

  • BA or BS degree in Communications or Mass Communications with an emphasis on Television Production or related experience.  *Related experience will be evaluated by Company management and may be substituted based on one years of experience equals one year of education
  • Minimum of two years of television directing experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of television production techniques and extensive experience with automation is necessary
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Creative decision-making skills
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials
  • Knowledge of professional audio/video and staging techniques, facilities, and equipment
  • Knowledge of audio/video tape storage and archiving procedures
  • Knowledge of professional audio and/or video tape editing and post-production procedures, techniques, and standards
  • Ability to formulate broadcast programming concepts and to plan, develop, and implement live and/or pre-recorded television programs
  • Knowledge of television graphic design methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of television production set design principles and techniques

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Listing Expires: December 31, 2024
Major(s): Journalism