Commercial Production Manager - WFXT TV in Boston, MA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/3/2022

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Job Summary

The Commercial Production Manager will be responsible for shooting, conceptualizing, directing, producing, and editing material for clients and programs for Studio25 Boston/Creative Services Department. The Commercial Production Manager will collaborate with the Studio25 Boston team/Creative Services team to ascertain clients’ needs and conceptualize ideas to meet those needs. They will also be required to produce and shoot commercial material for clients, and produce, and shoot for Around Town, Zip Trips, and all Studio25 Boston initiatives and Creative Services projects.    


  • Participates and coordinates the production of a TV spot or segment from inception to broadcast. Includes pre-production, editing, professional voice over, and selection of music bed 
  • Reviews productions to ensure objectives are attained according to client requirements and ensures production is ready for air prior to start date 
  • Advances the production values of the company, shortens workload and enhances the image of our brand and products 
  • Creates shot-lists and scout locations for video  
  • Prepares all equipment, including props for shoots and equipment rentals if needed.  
  • Acts as director of photography for video shoots, including keeping shoots on schedule and being in compliance with public permissions. Responsible for all aesthetics as well as technical considerations; this includes all lighting, camera operation and sound operation  
  • Responsible for all principal shooting and video / audio recording  
  • Be able to lift and transport equipment as needed 



What we look for


  • A minimum of 3 years professional experience as a Producer/Videographer is required 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Photography or related field preferred 
  • Experience with editing platforms such as AVID and Premiere 
  • Still photographer experience preferred 
  • Experience in live event production is a plus (producing/directing) 
  • Strong knowledge of Videography and camera operations, including set-up, lighting, green screen  
  • Video editing, visual effects, compositing and motion graphics  
  • Ability to work in group settings while meeting tight deadlines for multiple stakeholders at all levels in the organization 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Experience lighting for indoor and outdoor shoots a must 


CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses include 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

CMG may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or during employment as a term and condition of employment unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law.

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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