Production Assistant (Part Time)

Company: Nexstar Media Group
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Location: Springfield
Part Time

Company Overview:
Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197 full power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• 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, maintains and repairs camera equipment.
• Produces graphics for newscast.
• Creates graphics for newscast.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum one year’s experience with camera operation in a television broadcasting environment.

• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Strong PC/MS Office experience.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Stations: KOZL-TV, KRBK, KOLR10

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