WDRB Media- Production Supervisor Wanted

Station:                WDRB-TV/WBKI-TV        Form completed by:       David Callan                       

Category:            Production                                                                                         

Quantity:             1                             

Title:                     Full-Time Daytime Supervisor                                                                                    

Job Description:


WDRB/WBKI TV is seeking a Daytime Supervisor. This person will report directly to the Director of Production.

  • Lead by example by always having a positive attitude
  • Help with managing staff on morning shift, including determining staffing issues for morning shift & weekend shifts, and find solutions for staffing issues
  • Be able to fill in for any of the control room or floor positions either for breaks or covering an entire shift
  • Help in interview process b collecting all resumes and responding with email. Determine which candidates will receive initial interviews, then schedule/conduct interview. Recommend top candidates for 2nd interview, then meet to discuss best candidates
  • Conduct annual reviews on morning staff
  • Coordinate interns on morning staff, including interviewing, scheduling, and performance evaluations
  • Special Events Director for any non-news programs (i.e. live telethons, sports, Thunder over Louisville, etc.)
  • Attend morning show meeting with directors and news staff. Communicates meeting highlights with all morning staff
  • Guest Point of View coordinator- communicate project with staff, makes sure script is loaded into prompter and name graphic is ready, greet guests and guide them through process
  • Process Yellow Sheets (commercial production work orders) for commercial division of Creative Services. Convert Yellow Sheet data into spreadsheets, follow-up with Creative Services and Sales to compile accurate time and pricing, then submit spreadsheet to finance before monthly deadline


Benefits:              Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability/Matching 401K                                                     

Salary/Wage:                    Negotiable                         

Position:                              Full-Time                             (Full-Time/Part-Time/Contract)

Desired Requirements:


5+ years of television experience including:

  • Managing a staff
  • Ability to communicate
  • Work well under pressure
  • Interviewing candidates
  • Reviewing staff
  • Coordinating schedules
  • Processing paperwork
  • Directing newscast
  • Directing non-news programs
  • Operating 4 ME Production switcher
    • Creating complex visual effects
    • Creating macros to recall effects and routing
    • Switching shows live- not using automation
  • Shading cameras
  • Operating studio cameras
  • Operating field cameras
  • Operating audio console for newscasts
  • Training staff


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Television Production or related field


Please send cover letter and resume to: 




David Callan

624 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.,

Louisville, KY  40203


WDRB Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


City/State/Country:        Louisville, KY.  (USA)                                                                      

Contact Information

Name:  David Callan                                                                                                                       

E-mail:                  dcallan@wdrb.com                                                                                                        

Phone:                 (502)585-7716                                    Fax:        (502)584-5559                   

Start Posting Date:                          June 28, 2019                    

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