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Confidential icon Part-Time News Production Assistant Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area • Emerging Level
We are looking for a Part-Time News Production Assistant to assist producers, assignment editors, and directors with daily newscast preparation.   
The ideal candidate must be able to work 20-30 hours weekly across a variety of shifts (including overnights, early mornings, and weekends).  

Pay Rate: $12/hr.   

  • Organize news scripts and rundowns.
  • Answer News Desk telephone inquiries.
  • Make police and fire department beat checks.
  • Make story follow-up calls as directed by assignment editors, producers, and reporters.
  • Sort and distribute mail.  
  • This individual will also staff the Viewer Information Line which is responsible for retrieving the voice-mail inquiries from the established line, research questions asked and follow-up with the viewer regarding the results. 
  • News Production Assistants must be able to work 20-30 hours weekly across a variety of shifts (including overnights, early mornings, and weekends).  
  • Currently a junior or senior attending college; or recent college graduate with a concentration in broadcast or media journalism. 
  • Functional computer skills, Internet research skills.
  • Exceptional telephone handling skills are a must.
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job-img Standby Technician Virginia • Intermediate Level
The Technician will provide technical support of various PBS systems located at the PBS Technology Center in Alexandria, Virginia on a Full-Time basis.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform periodic maintenance on broadcast video and transmission equipment.
  • Troubleshoot, resolve, and escalate system issues as needed.
  • Equipment installation and configuration.
  • Monitor PBS discussion boards and respond/escalate as needed.
  • Coordinate and monitor outside contractors working on technical equipment.
  • Write, review and update maintenance SOP's.
  • Perform fault isolation and maintain systems using evaluation and test equipment.
  • Adjust and repair modules and system components to maintain system reliability at optimum levels.
  • Utilize spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, power meters, signal generators, and audio- and video-switchers to perform job duties.
  • Configure and operate PBS owned earth station equipment to access satellite transponders and to provide uplink and turn-around services at primary and emergency earth stations.
  • Monitor satellite feeds to PBS member stations.
  • Operate PBS transponder management systems to ensure proper satellite transponder loading and power balancing.
  • Respond to customer problems relating to satellite interference and ground equipment failures.
  • Maintain FCC master station logs for RF transmitters.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements for success:
  • Minimum three to five years of prior experience in a broadcast or cable television environment.
  • Must be competent in operations, troubleshooting, general repairs, calibration, and installation of state-of-the-art broadcast equipment including digital and analog signal monitoring, processing and distribution equipment.
  • Knowledge of digital television, video, audio, control, automation, video servers, switchers, and other television equipment.
  • Strong computers skills with a good understanding of IP based LAN, WAN and Internet- and cloud-based systems with extensive experience in configuration and troubleshooting of routers, switches and similar equipment.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work independently on assignments and report back on progress.
  • Excellent stress and crisis management skills – must be able to make informed and appropriate decisions under pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills – must be able to work comfortably in highly diverse, cross-departmental teams and interact effectively with member station representatives.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and/or other high-end drafting software.
  • Perform “hands on” work such as pulling cables, installing equipment, and related activities.
  • This position requires standing, and the ability to lift physical equipment.
  • This position is shift based and may require evening, overnight, and weekend work.
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job-img Digital Producer - YouTube and Social Content Virginia • Intermediate Level
The Digital Producer - YouTube and Social Content is a full-time position that will oversee the production of YouTube and social media videos for PBS KIDS - to foster awareness of our brand content and intergenerational learning opportunities; manage projects from inception to final delivery; and coordinate with project directors to ensure workflow, documentation and design standards are upheld. They will also provide cost estimates and monitor budgets.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Developing and producing video content for PBS KIDS YouTube and social media platforms
  • Writing project outlines and scripts
  • Developing project schedules and budget estimates
  • Filming, recording audio, and editing videos
  • Research and staying up-to-date on the latest trends in social media, specifically in the children’s media landscape
Requirements for success:
  • Minimum 3 years of professional video creation experience (production and/or post-production) in television, web, and/or social media
  • Undergraduate degree in Film, Broadcasting, Theater, Art, Design, or equivalent experience in television with industry certifications
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, Media Encoder, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Audition)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to an ever-changing and dynamic creative environment
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and hit all deadlines
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job-img COORDINATOR, TOURING - INTERNATIONAL Greater Nashville Area • Intermediate Level
The Touring Coordinator is responsible for supporting the touring department operations by maintaining office systems, controlling department correspondence - the dissemination of tour information to all relevant departments, the maintenance of venue, artist and tour databases, conducting new and relevant research to update the databases as needed. The touring coordinator may also be assigned various projects for the international touring department including but not limited to the creation of potential tour designs, initial drafting of potential tour offers, coordinating the tour budget development, working on tour routing and execution of venue deals for tour.

Essential Functions:
  • Maintain department services & efficiencies by organizing department operations and procedures; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; processing department supply requests; maintaining department contacts, scheduling meetings, planning and implementing department systems.
  • Draft financial models for Tour Manager and Tour Director to assess financial risk associated with each venue and the potential revenue of a proposed tour.  Prepare potential scaling maps and projected budgets.   
  • Responsible for building the routing of each assigned tour.  Creating a realistic schedule for production crew to follow.  Reach out to venues to compare availability to artist availability and submit routing for approval to begin execution of necessary contracts..
  • Responsible for collecting, organizing, and inputting data provided by the International Operations team into database format.
  • Assist with tour research, pull tour histories from internal booking system, and compile ticket price comparison and other similar research compilation comparisons as requested. Create presentations and operational reports for supervisor review and analysis.
  • Liaise with potential partners, sponsors and co-promoters in an effort to maintain databases for tour contacts, venue expenses, rent deals, etc.
  • May be responsible for assisting with show day credentials and parking, assisting the ticketing department, or planning and executing artist gifting and hospitality.
Required Qualifications:
  • A minimum education level of: Bachelor of Arts/Sciences Degree (4-year)
  • 2-4 years of related work experience
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) & Adobe Acrobat
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to take direction and work as a team towards the execution of a large scale touring event
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and previous experience in building financial models
  • Able to work a flexible schedule which may include nights, weekends and holidays as tour permits
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude with an ability to take initiative
  • Ability to deal with international partners with respect and excellent cultural sensitivity
  • Foreign language ability a plus – Spanish or Korean preferred
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job-img Lifestyle Show Production Assistant (Part Time) Portland, Oregon Area • Emerging Level
Nexstar Media Inc.’s Portland, Oregon, operation – KRCW/Portland’s CW and KOIN-TV – is looking for a Lifestyle Show Production Assistant (Part Time) for its hour-long weekday lifestyle show Everyday Northwest. You’ll support daily production of our lifestyle program. You will develop and organize daily segments for lifestyle brands, work in studio and in the field to support production of daily content. Writing, shooting, and editing are key elements of this position.

  • Assist with daily production of lifestyle and news programs and specials
  • Research and pitch segment ideas
  • Manage the show calendar
  • Assist in control booth
  • Fill in for Lifestyle Producer to oversee program development and on air as needed.
  • Identify content opportunities amongst lifestyle brands and digital platforms
  • Helps prepare for large scale station events by gathering materials/gear/equipment.
  • Assists with on-site promotions in the community including setup/tear down and event management.
  • Attend shoots/live productions to assist with video production.
  • Help assist lifestyle team with planning and prep work of large-scale station projects.
  • Assist in content creation for lifestyle websites/social platforms/TV as needed.
  • Training lifestyle interns
  • Coordination with sales team and creative services
  • Booking local community segments along with sales segments
  • Mic guests and help with camera operation when needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Detail oriented and self-managing
  • Driven personality forwarding goal setting
  • Skilled in small tech mobile shooting and editing
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Microsoft office including PowerPoint, Word and Excel
Education/Experience:  BS/BA from an accredited four-year university or related work experience
Training/Equipment:  Must be proficient MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strongly preferred experience with AP ENPS and Ross Xpression.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority. May be required to work weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). Occasional travel will be required. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.
The employee in this position must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Position may also require work in extreme outdoor temperatures. 
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job-img Production Technician Johnson City, Tennessee Area • Emerging Level
We are seeking a SUPERSTAR Production Technician. Join our family that is committed to being part of the fabric of our communities for more than 65 years that has made us a LEADER in delivering local content to our viewers.

·         Composes and frames camera shots using robotic cameras
·         Directs live and recorded newscasts, interviews, and other tapings using Grass Valley Ignite
·         Use Ignite Events to code shows in ENPS
·         Sets up studio, lights, and microphones
·         Assists in setup, directing, breakdown of field productions
·         Cleans and maintains sets
·         Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:

·         Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
·         Ability to prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
·         High School Diploma required, degree in related field preferred
·         Experience in television, film or post-production preferred
·         Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production, and engineering staff
·         Detail oriented
·         Willingness to learn new equipment and techniques
·         Basic computer knowledge including Adobe Premiere
·         Ability to handle high stress environment with deadline pressures
·         Willing to work weekends and holidays
·         Must have a valid Driver’s License
·         Must be eligible to work in the United States
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Production Assistant must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, and make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions or outdoors during remote broadcasts. In addition, the Production Assistant must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools, or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Must be able to climb 12' ladder.  Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds 
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job-img Anchor Production Assistant, MSNBC Inside with Jen Psaki Washington D.C. Metro Area • Emerging Level
MSNBC is looking for an Anchor Production Assistant for Inside with Jen Psaki.
This position is represented by the Writers Guild of America East

  • Provide daily support by managing calendars, appearances and schedule
  • Schedule and book travel and meetings
  • Organize and schedule meetings and interviews
  • Maintain and process expense reports
  • Respond to correspondences
  • Assist in compiling research for anchor and maintaining on-air updates during live program
  • Gather information on breaking news stories for anchors to relay on air
  • Print scripts for anchors and build updates
Basic Qualifications:
  • At least one year of news production experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Excellent knowledge of politics, history and current events.
  • Must have the ability to work under deadline pressure.
  • Knowledge of Avid/Interplay and iNews preferred.
Additional Job Requirements:
  • Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C. 
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.
Salary range: $28.12-$30/hr 
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job-img Administrative Assistant, Telemundo Utah Greater Salt Lake City Area • Emerging Level
KULX, the Telemundo station in Salt Lake City, UT is looking for a dynamic Office Administrative Assistant to join the team. This position will report directly to the President and General Manager and will work closely with the Office Manager and all departments. This position also requires maintaining the responsibilities of an administrative assistant and will require a dedicated and disciplined individual to focus on each part of the expected duties.

Job Duties:
  • Welcome and assist visitors; deliveries or incoming/outgoing mail. Maintain the front area office in a clean and professional appearance.
  • Answer all incoming calls and routing to the appropriate areas/person.
  • This position interacts with individuals within and outside the station, must have excellent interpersonal skills including a professional phone manner.
  • Must have strong attention to detail.
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills with ability to multi-task.
  • Organize and filing paperwork; includes labeling; photocopying; scanning and distributing to the correct departments. Maintain all supplies in the office to include ordering and restocking.
  • Place orders for office supplies and manage facilities vendors.
  • Schedule office maintenance as needed. 
  • Assist new employees with badge access, receiving of credit card and electronic devices.
  • Assist with and coordinate office events.
  • Plan and execute employee engagement activities.
  • Attend and assist in station promotions/community events as well as keeping promotional inventory as needed.
  • Monitor and report station signals to the engineer. Assist incoming viewers complaints, outages, over-the-air and cable signal outages. Document any viewer concerns and report to the engineer or appropriate department.
  • Ability to create innovative presentation decks with expertise.
  • Learn NBCU systems and create presentations using MS EXCEL, PowerPoint
  • Support ascertainment and marketing efforts to previously untapped, emerging, and traditional brands and businesses to drive revenue through negotiating and selling the value and benefit of TV, mobile, digital, out-of-home and all other multi-marketing platforms.
  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule and be available some evening hours as needed for client and community events.
  • Assist Technology Manager with coordinating travel arrangements to transmitter sites.
  • Assist President and General Manager with travel and entertainment arrangements and Executive Team station visits and presentations.
  • Support the EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) program for KULX, including participation in periodic EHS meetings, monthly housekeeping/AED inspections, tracking weekly labor hours, CPR certified if needed for the station and other EHS duties as assigned.
  • FCC – prepare children’s programming reports, ensure compliance throughout the year, upload quarterly reports to FCC site, EEO report, look for opportunities throughout the year to support EEO efforts (look for job fairs, sites to post jobs, etc.)
Basic Qualifications:
  • 2 years of prior professional experience in Media or related field
  • Solid PC Skills, knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write fluently in English and Spanish.
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must be 18 years or greater.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in United States
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, the ability to drive and own a vehicle for transportation to and from client meetings.
  • Must be willing to work at the station in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Must accept Solutions, NBCUniversal’s Dispute Resolution Program
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Ability to multi-task while staying organized and focused.
  • Solutions-oriented thinker with the ability to quickly understand and assess opportunities and/or problems and be able to respond with creative ideas and solutions.
  • Broad based knowledge of traditional and emerging media platforms
  • Innovative approach to a changing marketplace
  • Enthusiastic and positive team player
  • Creative problem solver with strong analytical aptitude
  • Self-starter and motivator who can thrive in both corporate and start-up environments.
  • Some accounting experience is preferred.
  • Must have leadership qualities, be detail oriented, organized, and able to handle intense deadline pressure.
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to technical systems and in-house reporting tools.
  • Positive, can-do, and whatever-it-takes attitude!
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