Commercial Producer, Hearst| Baltimore, MD

WBAL-TV/ Hearst Television has an opening for a Commercial Producer. This position is responsible for producing high quality broadcast commercials and social media content from inception to completion, on-time and on-budget. 


  • Design, produce and edit commercial content to create high-quality, results oriented, marketing content for clients on all platforms
  • Work directly with the clients, Sales Management and Account Executives to develop the best message and branding campaign for the clients’ needs at various budget levels across multiple categories
  • Work with the Production Manager and videographer to schedule and execute all aspects of production, managing shoots from start to finish
  • Strong understanding of production techniques in filming, time needed for projects and best practices for execution related to production services is essential
  • Must work well within a collaborative environment, be self-sufficient, resourceful and handle deadline pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to present and sell ideas
  • Extremely organized and detailed, with great time management skills
  • Other responsibilities as assigned on a per project basis

    Required Skills
  • Extensive Adobe Premiere Pro experience. After Affects, Photoshop experience, as well as lighting and audio experience
  • Work independently and lead projects through all phases of production including creative development, pre-production, production, post-production, finishing/delivery of digital assets
  • Ability to conceptualize, write, produce and edit content that tells a compelling story
  • The ability to work well under tight deadlines, delivering on-time, within budget, from script to screen
  • Positive, motivated attitude with a strong work ethic, superb attention to detail and strong communication abilities

    Required Experience
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Production, Marketing or Broadcast-related field
  • 2 years of hands-on experience working in commercial production
  • Must be able to have flexible hours to meet high volume demands periodically throughout the year
  • Must be willing to work extended hours when necessary to meet tight deadlines
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record required

    Equivalent military training from Defense

Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.