Date Posted: 9/2/2020

Job Description



WGRZ-TV, the NBC affiliate in Buffalo, N.Y., is looking for a full time Director. Primary duties include directing and switching newscasts along with other live and recorded television programs. 


Additional responsibilities include writing, producing and non-linear editing of television show segments, commercials and promotional spots.   Knowledge of ENPS and Sony ELC operation a plus.  Candidate will work closely with News personnel on a regular basis for product quality control and technical staff on troubleshooting of operational issues. Other job duties included floor directing, studio camera operation, staging and lighting, graphics, remote production and assisting with web content. 

Job Requirements


 Candidate must be comfortable working with PC and server based systems. At least 2 years experience in directing live television programs is required. Candidate must have a valid New York State driver’s license and must be willing to work any shift, including days, nights, over night, weekends and holidays. Overtime may be required to meet operational needs. Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form is a requirement. ​


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.