Full Time Job

Production Assistant


New York, NY 07-10-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
WPIX11 is looking for a Production Assistant (Coordinator) to assist all aspects of newsgathering and production in our dynamic multi-platform operation.

The ideal candidate should be highly organized and have a strong interest in local news. The Production Assistant will assist writers, producers, reporters and managers with daily news operations.

This includes – but is not limited to – video production, digital production, research and assignment desk duties.

The ideal candidate must have strong communication skills and a positive attitude.

Job Duties
• Running the teleprompter
• Assisting the assignment desk
• Light video editing
• Write and produce content for digital platforms, including PIX11.com and affiliated social media accounts
• Identify local and national stories targeting PIX11's audience demographic, as well as trending content that will outperform online
• Logging events and press conferences
• Researching and setting up stories
• Field producing

Job Requirements

Bachelors Degree – Communications or Journalism preferred

Ability to work flexible shifts including weekends and holidays

Strong interest in current events and local news

Ability to work under pressure

You must be able to work under pressure and have schedule flexibility.

The job will require working weekends, nights and overnights.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4xzvv-3-235-120-150-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.