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Production Assistant / Kpdx


Beaverton, OR 05-02-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Production Assistant - KPTV / Kpdx

About KPTV:

KPTV is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon. Owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television, it is part of a duopoly with Vancouver, Washington-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate KPDX.

Job Summary/Description:

KPTV/KPDX seeks a motivated and energetic Production Assistant to join the FOX 12 News team. The Production Assistant will primarily be responsible for running teleprompter and assisting the production team during Good Day Oregon, the station's #1 morning show, but will include exposure to newscasts on all day parts. This is a position with great potential for upward mobility for someone looking to start a career in production or journalism.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Operate teleprompter for newscasts
- Assist production team in studio management, equipment upkeep, and other tasks
- Work with newsroom employees to benefit the newscast and its content
- Engage with news, weather, and traffic anchors during the newscast about show timing

- High school diploma required. Some college or college degree preferred
- Previous experience in live production environment encouraged
- Must work well under pressure
- Must be eager to learn and be a team player
- Must have solid communication skills and be open to feedback

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

KPTV-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj1pj1-3-231-217-107-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.