KAIT-TV, Gray Television’s ABC/NBC/CW affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has an immediate opening for two FT – Production Assistants. This position operates studio and auxiliary news production equipment including studio cameras, teleprompter, audio board and/or graphics equipment during live broadcast or taping of news shows. This position also helps Master Control, with similar functions such as master control switching and/or monitoring station video and audio output, coordinates satellite feeds, program ingest and formatting. May also ingest commercial copy.
Responsibilities:Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following: ◾ Work alongside news producers and other newsroom staff to create graphics/maps/etc., for dynamic, fast-paced, top-rated newscasts and programming ◾ Design compelling and engaging graphics and visual elements to help our journalists communicate their stories ◾ Monitor on-air signals for KAIT, ingest daily programming, commercials and operate the Master Control automation system ◾ Be responsible for regular care and maintenance of equipment and studio, including lighting, cameras, and sets ◾ Occasional operation of studio teleprompter & EFP cameras, floor directing, and various other duties as assigned will be required
Requirements:Requirements: ◾ Flexible to work mornings, nights, weekends, out-of-town assignments, and changing schedules ◾ Able to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Able to climb and work on ladders and comfortably lift 30 pounds or more ◾ Computer literacy is a must. Strong grasp of visual design, grammar, and spelling. While previous television experience is preferred, it is not required ◾ Experience with HD video production, VizRT Graphics, Grass Valley ITX Master Control Automation, ENPS, and non-linear editing systems is a definite plus
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