Production Assistant - Part Time

Production for LIN Television Corporation
Youngstown, Ohio

posted on September 22, 2016

job posting:

The ideal candidate will have a desire to work in a multi-tasking environment with a willingness to “get the job done”. Must have the ability to work closely with digital editorial team. News media experience showing a refined news judgment; strong skills in digital content production, including experience with a web CMS, video and other multimedia production methods; plus understanding of social media and its relationship with content and news analytics; solid editing and writing skills. Experience with Wordpress a plus. Strong self-editing skills. Photoshop experience a plus. JOB SUMMARY: Operate various equipment (audio, visual, graphics, lighting, digital) used for media production and/or transmission. Principal Duties & Responsibilities: * Collaborate with the director and studio staff to coordinate the action in the studio. * Collaborate with set designers to determine the needs of the production. * Builds and decorates the set and/or provides props used for production. * Assist in the installation, operation and maintenance of sound recording equipment. * Operate studio graphic systems during broadcast/production. * Provide audio production-related support as needed, and may work with outside production facilities. * Assist in digital media productions, liaising with appropriate departments. * May convert analog recordings, film, or printed materials to digital format. * Maintains and stores equipment, records and tapes. Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: * Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff. * Detail oriented. * Excellent communication and organization skills. * Familiarity with processes and procedures of a television production department. Education/Experience: High School Diploma. Experience in television, film, or post production preferred but not required. Training/Equipment: N/A Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis. NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. ********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *********

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