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Director, Newscast

Director, Newscast

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Production and Programming
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WTKR-TV, News 3, the CBS/CW affiliate in Norfolk, Virginia is looking for a highly motivated Production Manager. 


In addition to overseeing the production of 53 hours of news programming a week, the Production manager’s core functions include:



  • Supervise and schedule staff of 13
  • Overseeing various aspects of studio and remote productions including lighting, set/studio maintenance and equipment usage.
  • Regular critique of production crew to ensure highest quality control is delivered in the presentation of news programming
  • Cross training of staff on principle core functions of production including state of the art robotic system,
  • Direct newscasts
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor



If you’re someone who can lead a team, roll with the punches and think outside the studio - then come join the fastest growing news operation in Hampton Roads.  A strong production background with newscast directing required.  We prefer three years of supervisory experience and a college degree.  Familiarity with Ross Overdrive and VizRt is a plus but not mandatory. 


Did I forget to mention we are a top 50 market located on the beach? 

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit

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