Assistant Director
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Description

WXIA/WATL-TV in Atlanta is looking for a candidate for a full-time Assistant Director position.  This position requires full knowledge of the a television studio, which includes, but not limited to, lighting, floor directing, operating the teleprompter, robotics, 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 down the road.

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

 

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 32 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.