Production Assistant

A Production Assistant is responsible for operating cameras, teleprompter and video equipment; as related to live broadcasts and post-production.  Must have good technical skills, and good communication skills. Responsibilities include floor directing, assisting the news department, and other duties as assigned. 

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Operation of cameras, prompters, sets and other production equipment. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment necessary.
  • Lighting and script preparation for newscasts. 
  • Video cueing during newscasts. 
  • Maintain professional appearance of studio/sets.  
  • Assist the directors as needed. 

Experience Requirements: 

  • Working knowledge of television newscast equipment and software required. 
  • Videography experience helpful.

Qualifications Requirements:  

  • Must have a good attitude, be willing to learn, and be a team player. 
  • Must be able to problem solve quickly and work well under pressure and tight deadlines. 
  • Attention to detail a must. 
  • Understanding of Grass Valley Automation a plus.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications preferred. Completion of college level technical and editing classes a plus.
  • Current local students encouraged to apply.