News Production Assistant

Company: Nexstar Media Group
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Location: Joplin
Full Time

The Production Assistant is responsible for various television production duties required to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.

• Composes and frames camera shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors
• Adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure and lighting as requested by the director
• Operates studio cameras during live broadcasts
• Operates remote cameras during live broadcasts
• Confers with directors and other crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects, camera movements and lighting requirements
• Sets up cameras and related equipment
• Tests, cleans, and maintains camera equipment
• Runs audio for newscasts
• Operates teleprompter for newscasts
• Edits video
• Produces graphics and operates graphic equipment for newscast
• Maintains the cleanliness of the studio
• Performs other duties as assigned