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Production Assistant


WPXI-TV is looking for a Production Assistant to join our team!

Category Audio / Music / Sound  Camera Operators  Grip / Lighting / Electric  Production Assistant  Teleprompter 
Location Greater Pittsburgh Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 08, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Operate studio camera for live and non-live news and talk show programs.
  • Operate audio board for live on location news and non-news programs.
  • Operate all studio equipment which include studio camera, cg, audio, graphic art and prompter.
  • Assist production manager with studio lighting, including the use of ladder, fixtures and lamps.
  • Produce episodic promos for creative services department.
75% Studio Camera & Prompter Operation
  • Review show rundowns 30 minutes before show.
  • Review studio lighting 30 minutes before show to ensure fixtures are working.
  • Assist with pre-recording of all news preproduction before live broadcast.
  • Execute live news broadcast in a clean manner.
  • Pre-record news and promotion topicals in between newscast.
  • Pre-record morning sports and reporter standups for next day.
  • Run studio camera and prompter for both live and non-live events
25% Audio Operator
  • Check all wireless mics and ifb’s 30 minutes before broadcast.
  • Check all wireless mics and ifb’s for battery strength 30 minutes before broadcast.
  • Review rundown 30 minutes before show.
  • Mic checks by all studio talent and live shots before hitting air.
  • Review of all equipment after show ensuring safe return to audio booth.
  • Edit episodic promos for promotions department.
What We Look For
  • Experience: 2-3 years previous studio camera production desired.
  • Photoshop & lighting experience a plus. Physical Demands
  • Must Be able to lift 50 lbs. and climb a ladder for studio lighting. Education
  • High School Degree or GD required. College Degree a plus.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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