TV Director - On-Air Fundraising at WGBH

Posted in Manufacturing 9 days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

WGBH enriches people's lives through programs and services that educate, inspire, and entertain, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives.


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.


  • Previous TV director experience required

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

WGBH is an equal opportunity employer. The community and audience we serve is diverse, and we wish to foster that diversity in our workplace. Toward that end, WGBH does not discriminate against individuals in hiring, employment or promotion on the basis of race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap or disability, veteran or military status, political belief, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.