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Production Assistant

Cox Media Group


Location:
Boston, MA
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
1712795
Cox Media Group
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Job Details

Company Cox Media Group
Title: Production Assistant
JobID: 1712795
Category: Broadcast Programming and Production
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Part-time

Description

POSITION SUMMARY
Reporting to the Production Manager, the Part-Time Production Assistant will operate teleprompter during newscasts for in-studio anchors. The successful candidate will also work with director and production crew distributing rundowns before broadcast. Candidates should have at least 1 year of television production experience. Prior experience running teleprompter is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Copy and distribute live shot information sheets and newscast rundowns
• Setup and operate teleprompter during live newscast
• Keep pace with anchor reads and react quickly to breaking news rundown changes
• Work with Engineering Department to troubleshoot and solve any technical issues with teleprompter system
• Other duties may be assigned


Qualifications

• A minimum of 1 year experience in TV production (professional or college) is required
• Prior live news experience is a plus
• Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university in Journalism or Communications preferred
• Ability to multi task and work under pressure
• Able to handle breaking news with ease
• Ability to meet assigned deadlines
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
• Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of production
• Must be well read on current affairs and have a wide-range working knowledge and understanding of general interest subjects

WFXT/Fox 25 is an equal opportunity employer.



About Cox Media Group

 

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-MA-Boston-699 Boylston St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Part-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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