Part-Time Assistant Director

Location US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/1/2018 5:51 PM)
Job ID
Production and Programming


WGN-TV’s Production Department is in search of a Part-Time Assistant Director.


The Part-Time Assistant Director is responsible for providing support to the director in the production of live broadcasts and live to tape programs. Reviews rundowns and coordinates frame synchs with newscenter operator. Will also proof, add and change VizRT graphics as well as assist with clip coordination in non linear production systems.


Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field preferred. Three or more years professional experience in television production, preferably News. Excellent Organizational and Communication skills. Must demonstrate excellent judgement and timely decision-making in a dynamic and fluid live News production environment and work well as a member of a team.


Personal computer skills required particularly some kind of Non Linear Newsroom Production system. Must be willing to work early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. Background check will be required.


Equal Opportunity Employer


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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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