Television Director Resume

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Career Objective:

Highly-professional and talented television director with a strong experience in directing television shows, including daily news programs. Expertise in handling all creative and technical aspects of television production as well as possess exceptional organizational, multi-tasking, team-working, creative thinking, and communication skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Solid experience as a television director and familiar with operating digital switchers, studio and field cameras, sound equipment, editing tools and teleprompter

  • Ability to think creatively and develop original ideas as well as thorough understanding of script writing, sound and video editing, lightning and set designs

  • Strong knowledge of health and safety laws on the production sets

  • Solid leadership and motivating skills along with the ability to work collaboratively in a team

  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills with the ability handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Excellent communication and networking skills to develop strong relations with entire television cast and crew

  • Strong management skills with the ability to make solid decisions effectively and timely

  • Ability to work for long hours and irregular shifts including weekends and holidays

Work Experience:

Television Director

TEGNA Media, Boston, MA

April 2017 – Present

  • Meeting with producers and writers for discussing scripts and selection of artists

  • Planning on the placement of cameras to take shots from different angles, and graphics to make scenes effective

  • Deciding appropriate shoot locations matching with the script as well as working closely with set designers and art directors to build sets for different projects

  • Collaborating with the camera and lightning crew and suggesting right techniques to be used

  • Working closely with post-production teams to oversee the editing process as soundtracks and videos are added or edited

  • Ensuring the adherence to established health and safety standards as well as taking appropriate actions for eliminating or minimizing hazards at all times on sets or other shooting locations

  • Tracking daily progress as well as liaising with production team members and providing regular reports related to shoot

  • Studying and researching scripts to determine project requirements as well as how to direct them

Television Director

Lionsgate Pictures Entertainment Inc., Boston, MA

February 2015 – March 2017

  • Coordinated and directed technical and creative aspects of daily television programs, including newscasts and other productions as well as completed them within specified budgets, and deadlines

  • Coordinated scripting, graphics, audio and timing of newscasts or other programs assigned

  • Collaborated with production team to plan studio or set designs, construction of set, and lightning as needed

  • Organized, operated, and maintained studio cameras and properties

  • Recommend advanced equipment for shooting and enhanced shots

  • Arranged meetings with producers to discuss and prepare program budgets and shooting schedules

  • Conducted auditions and rehearsals as well as directed the work of cast and other crew members

Television Assistant Director

Hearst Televisions Inc., Boston, MA

December 2013 – January 2015

  • Prepared and allocated daily call sheets as well as made sure that cast members, including extras were on sets at the correct time

  • Arranged meetings for producers and directors as well as proactively participated in them to plan television program schedules, budgets, and resources

  • Worked with television directors in deciding or choosing the order of shooting by splitting scripts into shot-by-shot storyboards

  • Assisted with recruiting cast and crew as well as encouraging them for their performances and work

  • Coordinated and communicated with show producers and other crew members as well as assisted with pre-show preparations and post-show promotions

  • Assisted with setting up and operating cameras and teleprompter as well as verified position and functioning of all light fixtures, props, and monitors


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)

    Boston University, Boston, MA, USA



On request.

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