Assistant Director
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 10/18/2019

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

​WXIA/WATL-TV in Atlanta is looking for a candidate for a full-time Assistant Director candidate.  This position requires full knowledge of the television studio, which includes, but isn't limited to, lighting, floor directing, operating the teleprompter, robotics, and shading cameras.  This person will be working in the studio and in the control room to assist Directors with coding shows and double-checking codes during newscasts and breaking news.  This candidate will fill in for main directors when they are sick or on vacation.  Directors will work with the assistant director to help coach candidate into a possible role of main Director in the future.​

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Assist in directing newscasts and pre production
  • -Assist in studio as needed
  • -Fill in for show director when necessary
 
 

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS 

  • 4 year college degree
  • 1-2 years of directing experience
  • Automation experience preferred
  • Must be able to work mornings, nights, weekends, and/or holidays​

Job Snapshot

About Us

Be a part of the most awarded media team in Atlanta by joining the Networks of 11Alive!  The Networks of 11Alive include WXIA-TV, WATL-TV, Bounce TV, Antenna TV and numerous digital and social media products and are a part of the highly-respected TEGNA Media portfolio.  Salespeople, storytellers, marketing gurus, digital experts and production specialists all feel at home here and it’s where Atlanta’s most creative personalities feel inspired!
Every day, all of us at 11Alive are given the rare opportunity to effect change for the good of Metro Atlanta.  We vow to make life better for the people we serve.  We get results.  We can do this because people trust us to do the right thing.  We don’t take that trust for granted.  We know it is earned every day, in every conversation, in every story.  We are changing the face of local news … by serving the greater good of our community.

11Alive is here to:

  •     Hold the powerful accountable.
  •     Inform and enlighten.
  •     Seek truth, seek action, and seek solutions.
  •     Be a voice for the voiceless.
  •     Hold ourselves and other people accountable.
  •     Celebrate those who make our community better.