- Floor Director/Production Assistant - Per Diem

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Floor Director/Production Assistant - Per Diem


Floor Director/Production Assistant - Per Diem

• Emerging Level


WGN-TV is currently searching for a Floor Director/Production Assistant – Per Diem.

Category Live Event / On Location Services  Production Assistant 
Location Greater Chicago Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 11, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description


Responsible for providing support to the director in the production of live broadcasts and live to tape programs.  This includes the preparation and distribution of scripts, rundown manipulation, add and change graphics and clip coordination in non-linear production systems.  Includes segment timing, floor direction and managing studio floor activities for live and recorded programming. Accountable for interfacing and communicating all technical and staging requirements between producers and production directors.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field preferred. 
  • Two or more years professional experience in television production, preferably in News.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent judgment and timely decision-making in a dynamic and fluid live News production environment.
  • Works well as a member of a team.  
Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. 

Job Type Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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