Full Time Job

Production Assistant

Nexstar

Albuquerque, NM 02-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
The Production Assistant is responsible for various television production duties required to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.

Floor Direct the shows as assigned:
• ​instruct the anchors/reporters where their next camera shot will be
• relay all pertinent information from the Director/Producer to the Anchors & vice-versa
• ​operate ENG camera during the AM LIVING SHOW in order to grab shots that the robotic cameras cannot get
• operate ENG camera on the AM BAND set in order to grab shots that the robotics cannot get
• must be able to communicate efficiently with the Production & News staff.
• follow the Format as designed by the Director. Must be able to wear wireless headsets during the show while walking, talking & giving instructions to the Anchors & Guests.
• must be able to stand for long periods of time.
• must mic the guests on the AM shows
• must demonstrate a professional demeanor at all times with guests, clients & coworkers

Maintain studio lights:
• replace bulbs or fixtures as needed. This may require climbing tall ladders while holding a heavy light fixture. Must be able to lift 20 - 30 lbs. and not be afraid of heights.
• operate an ELEMENT lighting board. Will train, but prior knowledge is a plus!

Maintain the studio microphones:
• Follow the Format and give the anchors/reporters the mics per the Director
• Make sure all mics / IFBs are charged appropriately

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Maintain the studio:
• sweep & mop the studio
• dust the set
• clean & wipe down surfaces on the kitchen set including the refrigerator

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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Company Profile
Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.