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Commercial Production

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The commercial producer oversees the creation of a commercial TV spot from inception to broadcast.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Writing creative copy, shooting and editing video.
  • Define and execute strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives.
  • Communicating with sales executives and clients taking commercials from concept to final product.
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
  • Verify commercials meet certain legal and broadcasting standards.

REQUIREMENTS:

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills.
  • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
  • Proficient in non-linear editing.

Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

HOW TO APPLY:
**EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

Please apply online.

WIAT-TV, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

DEADLINE: 2015-03-23