- TV Director

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TV Director


TV Director

• Emerging Level
Skills: Directors


The DGA-represented Director at WMAQ-TV, NBCUniversal in Chicago, is responsible for the direction of live or recorded on-air broadcast presentation of the station’s news and special programs.

Category Directors 
Location Greater Chicago Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jun 03, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Minimum of 2 years of Director experience directing news and local programming at a major market station
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with automation in the broadcast field
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends and overtime as scheduled
  • Must be a member in good standing of the DGA (Directors Guild of America) union
  • Must be a current DGA union member in good standing or will be required to
  • join the union if not currently a member.
  • Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
Desired Characteristics
  • Bachelor’s Degree in TV/Radio, TV Production or related field
  • Familiar with Dalet Newsroom system
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills with an energetic and proactive approach
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure and in situations requiring last-minute decisions on a daily basis
  • Excellent communicator, contributor and team player

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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