KWES-TV, NewsWest 9, a TEGNA station in Midland/Odessa, TX is looking for a production assistant who is ready for the challenge of a fast-paced show. The ideal candidate will be able to do multiple duties in the position. This person filling this role will be tasked with assisting production during live newscasts and other productions.
Ability to adapt and quickly change on the fly for breaking news and unexpected special events.
Experience with the operation and understanding of studio cameras, ,video routers, audio consoles, teleprompter, studio setup and tear down.
Also studio maintenance and organization.
Knowledge of ENPS a plus
Execute live productions across multiple platforms
Ability to work with a team of people to achieve clean newscasts
Have high attention to detail to find and correct problems before they hit the air
Must be able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure
Must have the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once
Ability to work with a flexible schedule is a must. May require mornings, nights, weekends and holidays
Must have a strong working knowledge of studio and location equipment including, but not limited to, studio lighting equipment, teleprompter, audio
Knowledge of ENPS is a big plus.
Excellent communication skills required, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers.
College degree preferred
Must be able to lift & position 40 pounds and work a flexible schedule including holidays and weekends
Work Environment: Office
Physical Demands: Light work
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.
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