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Production Assistant - WXYZ-TV

WXYZ, The E.W. Scripps ABC affiliate in Detroit, Michigan is seeking a Production Assistant who will operate the teleprompter during live and recorded productions.

WHAT YOU'LL DO: Load scripts and operate teleprompter on all live newscasts. Follow rundowns during live and recorded programs and productions. Work with directors and producers to prepare show elements. Assist with guests and show set-ups. Print and distribute scripts. Perform duties of floor director for studio recordings and special programs. Take cues from the director and provide cues and other information to the talent. Inform the director of any relevant off-camera action. Other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED: High school diploma or equivalent required Typically requires no prior experience in related field

WHAT YOU'LL BRING: Working knowledge of current studio television equipment and methods to accomplish daily preparation and production of newscasts and other programs to service the station Should have good production skills and work well under pressure Basic computer skills Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to be diplomatic with a variety of staff and guests from all departments Must have good speaking and listening skills Must be reliable, dependable possess a willingness to learn Position involves studio and some field productions May include standing and walking for long periods of time while giving visible cues to on-air talent Requires flexible hours including holidays and weekends

How to apply:    Apply on our corporate website

Application Deadline    4/18/2024

Application email/URL    https://scripps.com/careers/find-a-job/

Equal Opportunity Employer

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