Production Assistant

Location
Manchester, New Hampshire
Salary
competitive
Posted
Nov 10, 2018
Function
Production
Metro Area
Boston
Duration
Full Time

WMUR-TV 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 cameras, teleprompter, audio operator, graphics and video equipment; 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.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Construction, maintenance, installation and operation of props, cameras, prompters, sets and other production equipment.

  • Lighting and script preparation for newscasts.

  • Edit syndicated promos for air.

  • Video cueing and playback during newscasts.

  • Maintain professional appearance of studio/sets.

  •  Work also includes Adobe editing (non-linear) for news and website content.

  • Assist the directors as needed.

 

Experience Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of television newscast equipment and software required.

  • Videography experience helpful.

  • Non-linear editing experience a plus.

  • Related military experience will be considered

 

Qualifications Requirements:

  • 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.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications preferred. Completion of college level technical & editing classes a plus.

  • Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

 



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