Production Assistant/Graphics Operator

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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, maintains and repairs camera equipment

·         Produces graphics for newscast

·         Creates graphics for the newscast

·         Performs other duties as assigned


Requirements & Skills:

·         Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

·         Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

·         Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

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