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Part-Time Production Assistant

Hearst Television, Winston-Salem, NC, United States

The story is yours!

Duration: Part Time

WXII TV, the NBC affiliate in Winston-Salem, NC, is looking for an energetic team player who understands the flexible schedule that the broadcast industry requires to join our production crew. This person will be responsible for operating cameras, teleprompter; training for audio, graphics and video equipment for basic Ignite/Switcher operation as related to live broadcasts and post-production.  Must have good technical skills, and good communication skills. Responsibilities include floor directing, camera/studio operator, digital editing, assisting the news department, and other duties as assigned. You will report to the Production Manager,


  • Construction, maintenance, installation and operation of props, cameras, prompter, sets and other production equipment.
  • Lighting and script preparation for newscasts.
  • Edit syndicated promos for air.
  • Video cueing during newscasts.
  • Maintain professional appearance of studio/sets. 
  • Work also includes editing (non-linear) for news and website content.
  • Assist the directors as needed. Training for limited Ignite/ Switcher operations.
  • Training for Basic Master Control Operation
  • In-person attendance is required


  • Working knowledge of television newscast equipment and software required
  • Videography experience helpful
  • Non-linear editing experience a plus
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered   
  • Must have a good attitude, be willing to learn, and be a team player
  • Must be able to problem solve quickly and work well under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Ability to edit is essential

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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