News Assistant (Part-Time) (8452)

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KEPR TV, in Pasco, WA, is seeking a part-time production assistant.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Edit video for daily news coverage, special projects, and sweep period pieces
  • Taking in news feeds from news bureaus and various news organizations
  • Collaborating with anchors, reporters, and producers on video elements of newscasts
  • Meeting daily deadlines in a high-energy working environment
  • Appropriately edits video for use on-air, taking extra care and attention to use only the best material and discarding mistakes or inappropriate material
  • Effectively operate the teleprompter as needed in a live, daily newscast to follow anchor delivery
  • Archive news content for future use
  • Assists with maintaining operational field camera gear
  • Operates live gear for live remotes
  • Re-fuel and wash news vehicles as requested or as time allows so that fleet is always at the ready
  • Videotapes news stories in the field when requested

Required Skills

Education/Experience Level:

  • Experience is not necessary, but education and/or internship in television or related field preferred
  • Training will be provided

General Hours:

  • Must be able to work weekday afternoons and evenings
  • Other hours as needed, on occasion

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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