Production Assistant in Charlotte, NC at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 8/30/2021

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Job Summary

WSOC-TV in Charlotte, NC is searching for a studio technician 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. 

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 



What we look for


  • 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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