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Production Assistant - WWJ-TV/WKBD-TV

 SUMMARY" CBS News and Stations Detroit owned & operated in the #14 television market Detroit, is looking for a Production Assistant to join our CBS News Detroit team. We are looking for someone to assist our team of Multi-Skilled Producers and Assignment Editors. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in a 24/7 Live and Streaming News environment.


· Assist Assignment Editors with researching and verifying sources for potential News Stories
· Assist Multi-Skilled Producers with putting packages together for air
· Learn how to time broadcasts and insure they are correct on the stream and on air
· Assist Multi-Skilled Journalists in the field when necessary
· Operate teleprompter during newscasts, and operate a jib and studio cameras
· Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
· Assist Web Produces with content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
· Perform other duties as assigned


· Strong communication skills required
· Must be able to learn quickly
· Work well with a variety of people
· Meet the tough standards of the high- pressure environment of a news broadcasting production
· Must be available to work a non-traditional schedule, including nights, overnights, and/or weekends as necessary
· B.A. Degree with some background in Journalism preferred.
· Knowledge of television production, previous internships with news organizations, and familiarity with Southeastern Michigan is helpful.


• Must be able to stand for long periods of time

Paramount / WWJ-TV / WKBD-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

How to apply:    Interested/Qualified applicants, please visit the Paramount Career site to apply online only.

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Job Type : Full-Time

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