Production Assistant/Operator Camera

Production for Nexstar Broadcasting Inc.
Youngstown, Ohio

posted on November 29, 2017


job posting:

WKBN-TV in Youngstown, Ohio is looking for a part-time production assistant. 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. Flexible hours, including mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. JOB SUMMARY: Operate various equipment (audio, visual, graphics, lighting, digital) used for media production and/or transmission. Principal Duties & Responsibilities: Assist in digital media productions, liaising with appropriate departments. Collaborate with the director and studio staff to coordinate the action in the studio. Operate studio graphic systems during broadcast/production. Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers and production staff. Detail oriented. Excellent communication and organization skills. Familiarity with processes and procedures of a television production and digital 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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expires on 02/27/2018