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Production Supervisor at WUSA

Production Supervisor

WUSA Washington, DC Full-Time
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WUSA9 in Washington, DC is seeking a Production Supervisor to lead the Newscast Directors, Studio Technicians, and Production Assistants. The Production Supervisor will at times direct Live newscasts, taped webcasts, cut-ins, local programs, and commercial projects. Effective interaction and communication with multiple departments is critical to success. Strong leadership and organizational skills are a must. The Production Supervisor will serve as the first contact for all News, Marketing, and Sales productions. The Production Supervisor will also be a primary local contact for the TEGNA Design Tank.


  • Technical and Team lead for Studio Operations
  • Direct live newscasts, recorded productions, live streams, cut-ins, and commercial projects 
  • Determining camera angles, lighting, and set arrangement  
  • Ensure effective interaction between the control room and multiple departments across the organization
  • Personnel and Studio Scheduling 
  • Other assigned duties to include: Camera Robotics, Audio, Live shot acquisition, and Media Ingest 

Qualified candidates will have proficient skills with the following equipment and systems:  

  • Control Room automation such as Sony ELC, Ross Overdrive, Grass Valley Ignite;  
  • Video Switcher 
  • Audio mixer 
  • Studio lighting 
  • Teleprompter  
  • Robotic studio cameras 
  • Knowledge of Miranda Vertigo a plus 
  • Non-Linear editing skills a plus  
  • Experience with ENPS and Bit Central server systems also a plus.  


  • Proactive self-learning 
  • Effective leadership and communication during a crisis 
  • Five (5) years’ experience in various aspects of television production preferred  
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience directing  
  • Excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers  
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills  
  • Personal integrity, accountability, problem solving, a strong work ethic   
  • Ability to work early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays 
  • Ability to stand for extended periods 
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. 
  • Comfortable working on ladders and lifts 




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 63 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 [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.


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.

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Production Supervisor
Estimated Salary: $67K

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Washington, DC

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Information Technology, Media - Journalism - Newspaper

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