Production Assistant

Production for WDAF
Kansas City, Missouri

posted on September 19, 2017

job posting:

Position/Title: Production Assistant Details: This position is responsible for performing various duties in support of newsroom production of live and recorded television. Experience: College degree or equivalent Prefer applicants with studio production crew experience in a news environment Demonstrated aptitude for operating broadcasting equipment, ability to effectively work under pressure in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment Ability to stand for long periods of time, work non-traditional shifts including nights, weekends and holidays required Must be able to communicate effectively in English Ability to climb and work at heights on ladders occasionally Must be able to lift and carry over 25 pounds Must have a proven record of dependability and punctuality Requirements: Responsible for working closely with Directors, Engineering and talent floor directing during live and breaking news. Jib camera operation. Communicate urgent issues effectively while maintaining a sense of control during daily newscasts and in breaking news situations. Teleprompter operation. Other duties as assigned by management. Work with Senior Director to maintain studio lighting. This includes climbing a ladder, changing fixtures, and changing light bulbs.

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expires on 11/18/2017