Senior Director of Creative Services with WETA- Arlington, VA

Senior Director of Creative Services

WETA- Arlington, VA


WETA, DC’s public broadcasting station, is seeking a Senior Director of Creative Services. This individual will implement the overall direction of the on-air messaging for WETA TV26, WETA HD, WETA Kids and WETA UK.  The position requires a combination of office work, studio & edit time and on-location.  Using strategic planning of on air & off-air creative to drive viewership and ratings, s/he will manage, develop and motivate a creative team by providing clear creative, executable direction.  Supervisory duties to include two full-time and one part-time role. Working closely with the Vice President, Television Station Manager, the Senior Director will foster a creative environment where all ideas are welcome.

Qualified applicants should have a minimum of eight (8) years of television/video production and production management, experience, including minimum of three years of supervisory/management experience.  They should possess a solid understanding of the television business, including operations, scheduling, programming, and ratings and a strong understanding and application of technical skills to effectively accomplish work – Proficient in non-linear editing platforms knowledge (AVID, Media Composer) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).  Minimum of 5 years’ experience in on-air promotion/production with a solid working knowledge of all aspects of production.

For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: and

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.~ WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.


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