8 hours

Stage Manager

Tribune Company
New York, NY
  • Job Code
Stage Manager in New York, New York | Careers at NY-New York;220 E. 42nd Street (WPIX)
  • Stage Manager

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/9/2019 4:58 PM)
    Job ID
    Production and Programming
  • Overview

    WPIX-11 is looking for a DGA represented Stage manager to direct the studio floor in a fast-paced News/Production content creation environment.  This position will act as primary liaison between control room, on-air talent, and stage crew.  Responsible for technical interface between production crew and producers and meets daily with producers and directors to determine needs of upcoming segments, identifying production elements including props and set elements. 


    • The ability to read a show rundown
    • Cue talent, relay when we are in and out of commercial breaks
    • Stay aware of constant changes within a live studio environment.
    • Lead the production crew in the studio while keeping on air talent at ease
    • Attention to detail, responsible for maintaining accurate, up to date marks on the stage floor and maintaining the integrity of all set elements and dressings.
    • Relay information from the director/Overdrive operator to the on-air talent


    Applicant must be willing to work varied shifts which may include: mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 3 to 5 years‑progressive experience working with archival and video libraries is a plus. Experience in news gathering a major market. Must have good organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills.




    The ideal candidate must be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, work well under pressure and be solution-oriented. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to follow up are a critical component of this role.




    The position has direct impact on revenue and archived video. Flawed judgment could impair the operation of the station, resulting in the loss curial moments in news.


    Equal Employment Opportunity



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