News Production Assistant

WHP, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Date PostedFebruary 19, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

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CBS21/WHP-TV, in Harrisburg, PA, is seeking a full-time Production Assistant. As the Production Assistant, your job responsibilities will include floor directing, running studio cameras, studio and set preparation, editing material for newscasts, running teleprompter. In this role, you will perform other tasks related to the position as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Candidate must be extremely dependable
  • Excellent communications skills a must
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well under stressful and time sensitive situations
  • Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays


  • Previous successful experience in a television newsroom
  • Experience with non-linear editing
  • Experience with iNews and Avid Media Composer are a plus


  • A bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred
  • 1+ years experience in a newsroom setting

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