TV Director – On-Air Fundraising – WGBH Educational Foundation – Boston, MA
Company: WGBH Educational Foundation
Location: Boston, MA
WGBH Educational Foundation
The Local Development and Membership department (LDM) enables the WGBH Educational Foundation to carry out its public media mission by raising annual contributions from individuals for TV, Radio, and Web program support, as well as special projects at WGBH, WGBY, and the Cape & Islands Radio Station. LDM oversees fundraising and relationship building through direct response campaign solicitations for all WGBH affiliated TV and Radio Stations, member engagement, and events to provide WGBH with the economic resources to pursue its mission. LDM coordinates with CDP as appropriate.
The TV director works with the producer in advance of the pre-record or live sessions to run thru the on-air fundraising breaks, identifying talent positions, stills, roll-ins and other production elements.
- Lead the crew (camera operators, technical director, audio engineer, stage manager, Assistant Director and Chryon operator) to create finished on-air fundraising breaks. The breaks are usually recorded “live-to-tape” and sent directly to Master Control (PMM). Occasionally, specific segments for other stations are produced to be edited later.
- With direction from the producer – oversee the overall look and sound of the production.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- Previous TV director experience required