Lighting Director

CBN Operations – Virginia Beach, VA

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is looking for an experienced Lighting Director to join our team.  This professional will be able to plan, program and direct lighting for studio and remote television productions.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Background in television lighting and camera positioning
  • Knowledge of current and emerging TV lighting technology, including DMX protocol and basic networking
  • Knowledge of GrandMA lighting control consoles and software
  • Knowledge of electricity, generator operation and power distribution for studio and remote productions
  • Working knowledge of grip and rigging skills for studio and remote productions 
  • Working knowledge of Vectorworks and/or Auto Cad
  • Understanding of the on-screen effect intended by the director
  • Punctual, regular and consistent in attendance
  • Demonstrate strong creativity
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong ability to respond to directions in a minimum amount of time
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure and consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to climb ladders and work from a scissors lift at extended heights
  • Ability to carry lighting gear, lift at least 40 pounds, and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work all shifts, extended hours and meet unexpected work demands