• Manager, Production

    Location US-TN-Memphis
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/2/2018 1:41 PM)
    Job ID
    News Writers/Producers
  • Overview

    Station: WREG         Station Business Title:   Production Supervisor          Reports to: News Director


    Purpose/reason for this Position:

    The Production Supervisor is the lead manager over the Production team in the News Department.


    • Insure personnel gets proper training and guidance toward advancement opportunities.
    • Performs annual job reviews.
    • Work with News Management Team on special broadcasts and projects.
    • Direct and technical direct various newscasts.
    • Interviews and hires new employees.
    • Provide weekly production schedule.
    • Oversee Production work group.
    • Provide clients and advertisers with high quality commercial production and ensure that all needs are met.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    The Production Supervisor is responsible for the smooth and professional technical presentation of the wide variety of programs produced by WREG, ranging from traditional news broadcasts; Live at 9 which features news, talk, cooking and music; political debates, and a student game show called Knowledge Bowl. The Production Supervisor must facilitate strong and production cooperation between members of the production and editorial teams, while maintaining and improving WREG’s high production values.


    Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

    Ability to type, use computers, and other such equipment. Ability to manage several projects and situations at one time. Ability to change and evolve with the needs and demands of the station. Must possess a valid State Driver's License (or be able to get one). Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United STates.


    Education Requirements:

    A degree in communication and/or four years in a television station or production facility is preferred.


    Physical Requirements:

    Dexterity to operate typewriter, computer, editing equipment and other such equipment. Communications skills used in office setting.



    INTERNAL CONTACTS:                               EXTERNAL CONTACTS:

    Station Employees                        Clients & Viewers                           


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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 http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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