Production Assistant

Memphis, Tennessee
May 24, 2019
News & Journalism
Metro Area
Full Time
Production Assistants are trained to perform any one of the various production roles during live newscasts..Positions include Camera, TelePrompTer, Floor Manager, Audio Operator and Graphic/Video Playback operator.
Job Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesMust be able to work flexible hours including early mornings, evenings and/or weekends and holidays.Applicants must demonstrate problem solving abilities, creativity, initiative, and a desire to grow within the organizationAttention to detail is a must in the execution of each of the roles as one of the final gatekeepers before our product is transmitted over the airWillingness to learn new and challenging rolesIdeal candidate would be working toward a degree in related field
Physical Demands Required to sit or stand for long periods of timeMay be required to do some lifting and or moving of equipment (less than 50lbs)Qualifications:  Education or Work Experience: Some college and or experience working in live production environment

Reporting Structure: This position reports to the Managing Editor and is directly supervised by an on shift director 

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