Production Manager

Cincinnati, Ohio
May 23, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

WLWT-TV, Cincinnati’s NBC affiliate is accepting applications for a full-time Production Manager. Responsibilities include scheduling, training, and supervising our Production Assistant staff. Additional responsibilities include occasional directing, floor directing, teleprompter operation, assisting the news department, and other duties as assigned. This person will floor direct newscasts, working closely with the directors, to execute clean shows. They will also handle entry level directing while they develop skills needed to direct a newscast.




Job Responsibilities:                                               

  • Supervising part-time Production assistants

·         Duties include scheduling, training, and daily supervision

  • Floor directing live and recorded programs

·         Communicating effectively between directors, producers, and talent

  • Teleprompter operation

  • Assist Directors in performing their duties

  • Entry level directing

·         Direct live updates and recorded programs to develop directing skills

  • Maintain and organize studio for newscasts or breaking news.

  • Shifts may vary and include early mornings


Experience Requirements:

  • Two years professional television experience preferred

  • Solid knowledge of television production



  • Strong leadership skills

  • The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and a strong desire to learn to direct newscasts in a fast-paced environment. Must be an effective communicator, able to work cooperatively with others, in sometimes in stressful situations


  • College degree or technical school equivalent

  • Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with associated producing experience will be considered

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