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TV Senior Producer/Director (#TVSRPDGENQ) GENQ
$22.23-$35.30 Hourly / $3,853.20-$6,118.67 Monthly / $46,238.40-$73,424.00 Yearly


Performs technical duties planning, scriptwriting, producing, and directing taped and live television productions; and assisting the Station Manager in the day-to-day administrative operation of the television station.


Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university with a major in Mass Communication, Radio/TV Broadcasting, Film, Advertising, Public Relations, Education Media, or other mass communication field; and
Three years experience producing television or video programs.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of television production techniques, language, equipment, and applications.
  • Skill in setting up and operating television production equipment.
  • Ability to determine and meet client's needs.
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct the production of television and video programs.
  • Ability to direct the actions of others toward a specific goal.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to write scripts in a logical and understandable manner.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Produces and directs all aspects of television productions.
  • Writes and edits scripts; schedules remote shoots including performers and crews; and edits video productions.
  • Acts as lead worker and assists Station Manager in the day-to-day administrative operation of the television station.
  • Develops and conducts technical training sessions for producer/directors.
  • Researches and collects information for use in developing program ideas and scripts.
  • Provides technical guidance to producer/directors when producing more technically difficult productions.
  • Coordinates and conducts preproduction sessions to plan the effective use of time, budget, and materials to achieve a professional, air ready video product.
  • Operates video equipment such as television cameras, switchers, audio mixers, videotape recorders/players, edit controllers, character generators, and dimmer boards.
  • Schedules producer/directors to videotape meetings.
  • Schedules, trains, and oversees temporary and freelance staff.
  • Reads professional publications, researches changes in technology, and recommends changes to equipment or procedures as appropriate.
  • Assists technical staff in troubleshooting equipment problems.
  • Prepares production progress reports.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Possession of a valid Driver License.

CLASS: TVSRPDGENQ; EST: 10/3/1996; REV: 12/15/2011;