CBS Corporation Freelance Director in Boston, Massachusetts
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time
JOB LOCATION: Boston, MA
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Directing newscasts, production sessions and other programs needed
Evaluate and train production staff
Associate directing newscasts and other television programs
Floor Directing/Stage Manager
Moving, setting and striking props and sets
Distributing/sorting scripts, formats, etc.
Four year degree from accredited university
Five (5) years of television broadcast or related experience.
Three (3) years experience directing television newscasts in a major/medium market
Position requires a complete working knowledge of television control room and newsroom operations.
Sony ELC coding experience or equivalent required
Successful candidate must posess proven leadership qualities
Technical Directing experience is a plus.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled