The Black News Channel, LLC (BNC) is looking for a Production Associate for our newscasts, who understands great production value and teamwork. The Production Associate works in all areas of television production and is responsible for assisting the Technical Director with a fast paced, complex newscast and other programming as well as assisting in completion of pre-production for newscasts.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist with the set up and operations of equipment including camera, audio, video and lighting.
Construct and dismantle set.
Ensure smooth operation of technical equipment and services during broadcast.
Troubleshoots technical problems during production or broadcast.
Assist with the direction of newscasts, which includes “switching” newscasts and other productions, completing the pre-production for all newscasts and checking all sources prior to air.
Assist with monitoring the status of all live shots and content prior to a live newscast.
Work closely with news department, directors, producers, and promotions to ensure that the desired on-air look is attained with a minimal amount of errors.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements & Skills:
High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in TV production or related preferred.
Minimum one year of experience in Television Production.
Working knowledge of television station production equipment.
Must be familiar with all aspects of television production including audio, switching, digital effects, camera operation and shot composition, lighting, and character generators.
Good working knowledge of computers using Outlook, Excel file folder structures, network drives, and Internet browsers.
Ability to handle multiple priorities under extreme time constraints with poise and skill.
Excellent knowledge of proper composition, grammar and spelling.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Capable of working well with commercial clients while adding a creative look to commercial spots.
Must be familiar with all aspects of television production, including, but not limited to: lighting; character generators; news automation; etc.
Employees are team members and expected to contribute to the overall team effort. Nothing in this job description restricts the Black News Channel, LLC (BNC), or executive leadership’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All Staff Members are required to be familiar with changes in law, regulations, and procedures, as well as report all questionable accounting, potentially fraudulent activity, and/or internal concerns to the attention of the Black News Channel, LLC’s General Manager or Director of Human Resources.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $14.00 /hour
relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Typical start time:
Typical end time:
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment
Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
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