Production Manager

US-IN-Indianapolis
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-46582
Category
News Operations

Overview

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Production Manager to work in our Indianapolis location.

 

The Production Manager will manage a staff of Directors and Production Technicians. This position will have production oversight of all live newscasts and taped studio segments. The Production Manager must work closely with the team and News Operations Manager to ensure high quality production value in all newscasts.

Responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day logistics of the production of all live newscasts and taped studio segments
  • Responsible for maintaining scheduling of all production staff
  • Track and maintain studio equipment
  • Maintain and foster communication between production team and producers
  • Direct newscasts or other on-air projects; cover shifts of production staff as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree preferred; relevant experience required
  • 5+ years’ television production/operations experience required
  • Management experience preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Knowledge of television studio operations – studio camera, teleprompter, audio and floor directing required
  • Must be able to source and solve equipment problems in the studio and control room
  • Must be able work independently and have a strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

WXIN/WTTV is an equal opportunity employer.

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 http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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