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Production Assistant

Hearst Television, Cincinnati, OH USA

The story is yours!

Duration: Part-Time


WLWT TV, the Hearst owned NBC affiliate in Cincinnati 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 the 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, and other duties as assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operation of teleprompters, sets and other production equipment.
  • Lighting and script preparation for newscasts.
  • Video cueing during newscasts.
  • Maintain professional appearance of studio/sets.
  • Assist the directors as needed.

Experience Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of television newscast equipment and software required.
  • Videography experience helpful.
  • 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.
  • In-person work required.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications preferred. Current local students encouraged to apply.
  • Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements. 

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.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.