Production Assistant

Hearst Communications, Inc.

Cincinnati, OH


WLWT, the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati, OH has an opening for a part-time Broadcast Production Assistant. We are looking for a team player who understands the flexible schedule that the broadcast industry requires to join our production crew. You will be responsible for operating cameras, teleprompter, audio-board, graphics and video equipment related to live broadcasts and post-production. You will work with our production team to guarantee a successful broadcast is produced. 

Responsibilities

  • Operate cameras and studio floor directing
  • Move and handle props and sets during productions
  • Construction, maintenance, installation and operation of props, cameras, prompters, sets and other production equipment
  • Lighting and script preparation for newscasts
  • Maintain appearance of studios including cleaning of set and floors
  • Understand and maintain lighting grid and control board
  • Climb ladders to change light bulbs and adjust fixtures on the grid
  • Edit syndicated promos for air and web content using Adobe Premiere
  • Assist the directors

Requirements

  • Working knowledge of television newscast equipment and software
  • Videography experience helpful
  • Editing experience is necessary
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production
  • Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

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