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Production Assistant

Summary

16WAPT, The Hearst Owned ABC Affiliate in Jackson, MS, has an opening for a 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.

Category Audio / Music / Sound  Camera Crew  Camera Operators  Floor Director  Grip / Lighting / Electric  Live Event / On Location Services  Production Assistant  Props  Teleprompter  Video Editor 
Location Jackson, Mississippi Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 03, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This person will be responsible for operating cameras, teleprompter, audio-board, 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 during newscasts.
  • Maintain professional appearance of studio/sets. 
  • Work also includes AVID editing (non-linear) for news and website content.
  • Assist the directors as needed.
  • In-person attendance is required
Experience Requirements:
  • Working knowledge of television newscast equipment and software required.
  • Videography experience helpful.
  • Non-linear editing experience a plus.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and 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.

Job Type Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Evening
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