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TV Director, WMAQ


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title TV Director, WMAQ

Jobid 23768-373996

Location: Chicago, IL, 60664, USA

Description **Job Number** 34702BR

**Job Title** TV Director, WMAQ

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - WMAQ

**Posting Category** Studio Technical Operations

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Illinois

**City** Chicago


The DGA-represented Director at WMAQ-TV, NBCUniversal in Chicago, is responsible for the direction of live or recorded on-air broadcast presentation of the station’s news and special programs.


+ Minimum of 2 years of Director experience directing news and local programming at a major market station

+ Minimum 1 year experience working with automation in the broadcast field

+ Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends and overtime as scheduled

+ Must be a member in good standing of the DGA (Directors Guild of America) unionELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

+ Must be a current DGA union member in good standing or will be required to join the union if not currently a member.

+ Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be 18 years of age

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Bachelor’s Degree in TV/Radio, TV Production or related field

+ Familiar with Dalet News room system

+ Strong leadership and supervisory skills with an energetic and proactive approach

+ Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure and in situations requiring last-minute decisions on a daily basis

+ Excellent communicator, contributor and team player

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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