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) in Charlotte, NC at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 1/22/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

WSOC-TV in Charlotte, NC is searching for a Part Time Production Assistant for the news production team. This is a part-time position within the News department. Daily activities include teleprompter operation, robotic camera operation, studio preparation/organization and performing technical checks daily.  

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. 

Key Daily Assignments:  

  • Operating robotic cameras and teleprompter on newscasts, sports shows and other News department-related content  
  • Acting as floor director during live broadcasts and taped segments while operating studio cameras  
  • Ensuring lights and robotic cameras are operational and replacing batteries in anchor mics and IFBs. Making sure the studio is ready.  
  • Micing guests for interview segments  
  • Reviewing upcoming newscast rundowns for camera blocking, mic and IFB assignments and working with directors to sort out any issues  
  • Other duties assigned as needed  
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What we look for

Skills:  

  • Television news production experience; studio camera operation and teleprompter operation  
  • Lighting in a studio environment  
  • Ability to apply training, learn independently and use critical thinking  
  • Ability to remain mentally focused over long periods  
  • Ability to climb a ladder to reach 14ft high lighting power grid  
  • Ability to lift 50lbs  
  • General understanding of broadcast news scripting and elements  
  • Non-linear editing is a plus  
  • Working weekends and/or different shifts will be required. Shift flexibility is a must.  

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