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 in Greenville, MS at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/27/2021

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Job Summary

WABG TV News is looking for a go getter that wants a foot in the door to television news production.  This person will be responsible for assisting and supporting the Producer and/or the Director for all show production needs. This is a part-time position. 

 

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.

Responsibilities: 

  • Stages and manages the daily newscasts.  
  • Will check all floor equipment and set pieces for proper operation and visual aesthetics.  
  • Responsible for studio lighting, general maintenance, and wireless microphone batteries.  
  • Will run scripts and news updates to and from the newsroom and studio.  
  • Operates teleprompter and Vinten robotic cameras.  
  • Assists with public service and commercial production.  
  • Will assist in other News department projects as needed.  
  • Schedule may include nights, weekends, and or holidays. 

 

 

What we look for

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum two years of college preferred.  
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems.  
  • Detail oriented.  
  • Familiarity with computers and basic digital programs.  
  • Live television experience preferred. 

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group, Inc. (CMG) is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people. CMG provides valuable local content to viewers in the communities in which it serves. The company's operations primarily include 65 radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets,33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. Additionally, the company also offers a full suite of national, regional, local and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, Cox Reps and Gamut.

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