Company: KWES-TV Midland/Odessa
Posted on: January 15, 2022
KWES-TV, NewsWest 9, an NBC affiliate in Midland/Odessa, Texas
is searching for a Production Assistant to perform a variety of
technical and support functions in the execution of live newscasts,
studio productions, and on-air operations. We're looking for
someone who is eager to learn about news production and can help
our team create engaging content. The person filling this role will
be tasked with operating studio and control room equipment. This is
an excellent opportunity for candidates looking to start a career
in television, video production, and directing.
- Prepare cameras, lighting, monitors, mics and IFBs for live
newscasts and studio productions.
- Perform floor manager duties during live and taped
- Maintain studio facilities and equipment.
- Operate teleprompter for live segments.
- Other duties as assigned. Requirements:
- Previous work or school related experience is helpful.
- Must be detail oriented and able to troubleshoot and fix
problems quickly during live newscasts.
- Must be able to work flexible hours including early mornings,
evenings, weekends, and holidays.
- Excellent communication skills required- must be able to convey
information quickly and effectively to anchors and reporters in the
studio, and to the director and producer in the control room.
- Light lifting and or moving of equipment and set pieces is
often required. About TEGNA TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an
innovative media company that serves the greater good of our
communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories,
conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing
solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is
the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets
among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent
of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading
multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing
Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses
reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT)
platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service. For
more information, visit . TEGNA requires all employees to be fully
vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus. EEO
statement: TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are
a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We
encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family
responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational
school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic
information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to
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