Production Assistant

Location
Richmond, Virginia
Salary
competitive
Posted
Feb 20, 2019
Function
Production
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time

Overview

WTVR is recruiting for a part time production assistant.

 

This position is responsible for performing various duties in support of newsroom production of live and recorded television.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for working closely with Directors, Engineering and talent floor directing during live and breaking news.
  • Jib camera operation.
  • Communicate urgent issues effectively while maintaining a sense of control during daily newscasts and in breaking news situations.
  • Teleprompter operation.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
  • Work with Senior Director to maintain studio lighting. This includes climbing a ladder, changing fixtures, and changing light bulbs.
Qualifications
  • College degree or equivalent
  • Prefer applicants with studio production crew experience in a news environment
  • Demonstrated aptitude for operating broadcasting equipment, ability to effectively work under pressure in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, work non-traditional shifts including nights, weekends and holidays required
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English
  • Ability to climb and work at heights on ladders occasionally
  • Must be able to lift and carry over 25 pounds
  • Must have a proven record of dependability and punctuality

We are an equal employment opportunity organization.  M/F/D/V

 

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