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Production Assistant - Part Time

Hearst Television, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, United States

The story is yours!

Duration: Part Time

WPBF 25, the Hearst owned ABC station in Palm Beach Gardens has an opening for a Part-Time Production Assistant. We are 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 robotic cameras, floor directing, teleprompter and video equipment as related to live broadcasts and post-production.  Must have good technical skills, and good communication skills. Responsibilities include floor directing, assisting the news department, running teleprompter and other duties as assigned. This role reports to the News Director.


  • Operation of Robotic cameras, teleprompters, floor directing, sets and other production equipment.
  • Lighting and script preparation for newscasts. 
  • Maintain professional appearance of studio/sets.  
  • Assist the directors as needed.


  • Working knowledge of television newscast equipment and software required. 
  • Videography experience helpful. 
  • Related military 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. 
  • In-person attendance is required.

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.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

  • Medical | Dental | Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Emotional Wellness Support
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • LGBTQ+ Health Services
  • Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

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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