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Part Time Job

Production Assistant

Nexstar

Lexington, KY 03-25-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Part Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Production Assistant - Part Time

The Production Assistant is responsible for various television production duties required to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.
• Support production staff with the coordination, creation, scheduling and distribution of all news and marketing projects
• 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:
• Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production, and engineering staff
• Familiarity with processes and procedures of a television production department
• Detail oriented
• 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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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2m1w6-3-238-235-248-42 in your application.

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.