Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Production Assistant (Part-Time) - WHBQ in Memphis, TN at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/3/2022

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Job Summary

Cox Media Group Memphis WHBQ TV is looking for a Production Assistant to join the team!

This position reports to the Production Manager and is directly supervised by an on shift broadcast director. Production Assistants are trained to perform any one of the various production roles during live newscasts. Positions include Camera, Tele-Prompter, Floor Manager, Audio Operator and Graphic/Video Playback operator. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Production Assistants are trained to perform any one of the various production roles during live newscasts. 
  • Positions include Camera, Tele-Prompter, Floor Manager, Audio Operator and Graphic/Video Playback operator 
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays. 
  • Required to sit or stand for long periods of time 
  • May be required to do some lifting and or moving of equipment (less than 50lbs) 
  • Other Duties as assigned 

 

 

What we look for

WHAT TOU WILL BRING:

  • Applicants must demonstrate problem solving abilities, creativity, initiative, and a desire to grow within the organization 
  • Attention to detail is a must in the execution of each of the roles as one of the final gatekeepers before our product is transmitted over the air 
  • Willingness to learn new and challenging roles 
  • Ideal candidate would be working toward a degree in related field 

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG  

CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements. We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.  

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.   

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that include medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and flexible time-off programs.   

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.   

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!  

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