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Production Supervisor

Company: WQAD
Location: Davenport
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

WQAD News 8 in Moline, IL is seeking an experienced Production Supervisor to manage the newscast directors and all production spaces within the WQAD studio facility. Effective interaction and communication with the News and Engineering departments, along with other departments, is critical to success. Strong leadership, organizational skills and creativity are a must. The successful candidate will possess strong skills in set design/construction and the ability to modify such that for special events. The Production Supervisor will also identify, modify and maintain other areas in the station as alternative production/shooting areas. The Production Supervisor will serve as the first contact for all News, Marketing, and Sales productions. The Production Supervisor will also interact with the TEGNA Design Tank. While reporting to the Head of Technology, a strong dotted line to the News Director will be in place. Responsibilities:

  • Technical and team lead for studio operations.
  • Train and monitor staff performance, holding accountable those not performing at the required level.
  • Determining camera angles, lighting and set arrangement.
  • Ensure effective interaction between the control room and multiple departments across the organization.
  • Production staff, control room and studio scheduling.
  • Other assigned duties as assigned or needed.
  • Proactive self-learning
  • Effective leadership and communication during a crisis.
  • Five (5) years' experience in various aspects of television production preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Remote multi-camera production experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Personal integrity, accountability, problem solving and a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to fill-in direct as needed.
  • Ability to work early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Comfortable working on ladders and lifts.
    • Control room and studio systems
    • Set design/construction
    • Audio mixer
    • Studio lighting
    • Teleprompter
    • Robotic studio cameras
    • ChyronHego graphic systems
    • Non-Linear editing skills a plus
    • Experience with ENPS and Bit Central server systems also a plus.Travel: Rarely: less than 10% Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc. About TEGNA 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 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service. For more information, visit . EEO statement: 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. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

Keywords: WQAD, Davenport , Production Supervisor, Professions , Davenport, Iowa

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