Commercial Producer

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

Job Description

WGRZ is looking for a full-time Commercial Producer. The ideal candidate is an all-in-one producer, capable of seeing projects from start to finish on their own. The Commercial Producer should have a passion for creative video production with comprehensive knowledge and experience in scriptwriting, directing, shooting, editing and motion graphics. Creativity and ingenuity are a must!

This person will be expected to write, shoot and edit original, high-quality TV commercials on their own, using innovative production techniques. Must show great initiative- Looking for a self-motivator who can think quickly and creatively on their feet, sometimes with little or no direction. The Commercial Producer is expected to work closely with our clients and the rest of the WGRZ team in a professional manor, with a positive and enthusiastic attitude.

Job Requirements

-A minimum of 2 years of professional video production experience

-A demo reel, website or video channel with examples of their work (shooting editing and motion graphics)

Extensive experience with:

-Digital Cine Cameras such as the Sony FS5 & FS7

-DSLR Cameras

-Premiere Pro, Video Editing

-After Effects, Motion graphics & animation

-The rest of the Adobe suite including photoshop and Illustrator

-Motion graphics / 2D animation experience (After Effects)

-Scriptwriting/ copywriting

-Professional lighting equipment and techniques

-Professional microphones and audio recording equipment 

-Gimbal camera stabilizer systems

Must be able to meet tight and sometimes difficult deadlines while keeping a positive, enthusiastic attitude. This is a full-time position with a Monday-Friday 8:30AM- 5:00PM shift, but also requires flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends when necessary. Interviews by appointment only. No phone calls please. WGRZ is an equal opportunity employer.


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit


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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What's in it for you? WGRZ offers a competitive benefits program to qualified employees. This program includes medical, dental and vision benefits for you, your spouse or partner, and your dependents as well as life insurance, supplemental life, spousal life, child life, accident insurance, and TEGNA spending accounts. In addition, the Company also provides generous vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), the TEGNA 401(k) Savings Plan and more.