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Part-Time Production Assistant

Part-Time Production Assistant

Job ID 
2017-46184
Location 
US-IL-Moline
Category 
Production and Programming
Posted Date 
8/29/2017

More information about this job

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY (Scope & Purpose)

Our production department is looking for a team member to join an already dynamic behind-the scenes team.  Do you like being in the center of the action?  If you have a can-do attitude and like working early or late, we need you!!!

Responsibilities

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate teleprompter
  • Edit video
  • Ensure all pre-newscast details are completed and ready for air
  • Maintain a clean and organized studio
  • Set up and maintain studio lighting
  • Assist production and news departments during breaking coverage
  • Others duties as assigned which may include, assisting Director, running graphics during live newscasts, updating station website

Qualifications

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Production experience is helpful but not necessary.  Basic computer skills are required.  Must be able to multitask.  Communication skills are essential for this position.  Must be able to verbally communicate professionally and effectively.  Must also be able to communicate precisely particularly during tense situations under time constraints.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Dexterity to operate computer, editing equipment and cameras.  Ability to stand for a hour or more.  Vision to follow written scripts and to focus cameras.  Ability to move hands quickly for hand cues.

 

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

INTERNAL CONTACTS                                                EXTERNAL CONTACTS

Production staff                                                                 Guests of newscasts

News staff                                                                         General public

Creative Services staff

 

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:

Send resume to Tom Maloney, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, IL  61265-6061 or email at tom.maloney@wqad.com

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit www.tribunemedia.com

 

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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