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News - Production Assistant (P/T)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position performs various roles for our studio operations and digital OTT productions. An ideal candidate for this position must thrive in a live production atmosphere and be able to react quickly to any issues that arise. We believe in cross-training as much as possible, meaning once you have the necessary training, you could be doing a different position every day. Daily duties for this position include running Panasonic PTZ Cameras, operating an audio console, running teleprompter and running graphics using a Chyron graphics system. This position is perfect for someone looking to get their foot in the door of a TV newsroom/control room. People in this job are exposed to every role in a newsroom/production control room and, in many cases, are able to use that information to grow further into a television career.

The hours vary and may include early mornings, late nights, and weekends.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

General Responsibilities:

*Operate Panasonic PTZ remote control cameras (6)
*Operate teleprompter
*Operate SSL C10 HD Plus audio console
*Operate Chyron Lyric graphics system
*Edit for newscasts using Edius software
*Contribute to digital platforms (OTT products, social media, etc.)

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements
*Work well within a team environment and independently with minimal supervision
*Possess strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
*Computer literate and technically oriented
*Self-motivated, and a fast learner
*Good sight and hearing, excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Previous television experience is preferred
*Drug screen required

HOW TO APPLY:

How to Apply / Contact
Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach resume and link to your most recent work.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-08-31