Freelance ELC Director

Ref#: 32947
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Candidate must collaborate with show producers and technicians to consistently execute technically clean broadcasts.

- Director will provide leadership in the planning and execution of all productions.

- Supervise production to foster positive work environment.

- Analyze and evaluate situations in order to avoid potential problems.

- Ensure that all production deadlines are consistently met.

- Ability to bring a fresh, creative focus to all facets of the production process.

- Coordinate a variety of technical, editorial, and design elements to enhance broadcasts.

- Other duties as assigned.


-          Proven leadership skills.

-          Strong production background.

-          Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.

-          Ability to thrive under deadline pressure and breaking news situations.

-          Attention to detail and time management.

-          Meticulous organizational and multi-tasking skills.


-          College degree or equivalent.

-          Minimum 5 years of successful directing experience in a top 20 market.

-          Knowledge and experience with Sony’s ELC automation system.


-          Must be able to perform a variety of tasks that may require sitting or standing for extended periods, reaching, bending, light lifting and carrying. 

Hours:              TBA                             Workdays:       TBA

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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