Posted: January 16, 2024

Production Assistant

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The Production Assistant is responsible for various television production duties required to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.

  • Composes and frames camera shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses, and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors
  • Adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure, and lighting as requested by the director
  • Operates studio cameras during live broadcasts
  • Operates remote cameras during live broadcasts
  • Confers with directors and other crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects, camera movements, and lighting requirements
  • Sets up cameras and related equipment
  • Tests, cleans, maintains, and repairs camera equipment
  • Produces graphics for newscast
  • Creates graphics for the newscast
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and other office equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
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