News Production Assistant (Part-Time)

WPMI-TV, Mobile, Alabama

Date PostedDecember 28, 2017
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusPart-time
SalaryNot Specified

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WPMI-TV is seeking a part-time production assistant. The ideal candidate must have strong communication skills. As a News Production Assistant, you should also possess strong writing skills and have a strong knowledge of posting to social and digital platforms

Responsibilities include:

  • Communicating news assignments to reporters
  • Listening to the police/fire scanner
  • Making beat calls
  • Communicating with reporters and photographers in the field and producers and managers in-house
  • Running studio camera during newscasts
  • Running teleprompter during newscasts
  • Posting news content to digital and social platforms

Education/Experience Level:

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

General Hours: (2p-11p / 5 days per week)

  • Must be able to work on weekends
  • 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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