Newscast Production Assistant

Newscast Production Assistant

  • Full Time
  • New Orleans
  • March 3, 2023



WGNO-TV in New Orleans has an exciting opportunity for an entry level News Production Assistant! We are looking for an energetic, reliable, and creative candidate to help prepare and execute on-air newscasts. This person may also create content for our digital and social platforms (website, Facebook, Twitter, etc.). This is a great entry-level position for someone looking to launch a career in news, television, or various digital and social roles.

This position works closely with newsroom managers/leaders, newscast producers, and production crew to deliver late-breaking, informative news, weather, and traffic coverage in the Greater New Orleans region.


Experience: Experience is not necessary, but education and/or internship in television or related field preferred Training will be provided Shifts vary; must be able to work morning and/or weekends, as needed Candidates must submit current resume detailing relevant experience and interests Requirements: Responsibilities include: Live shot coordination with Newscenter and field crews for our Evening, and/or Weekend Newscasts Prepping for newscasts including but not limited to: Assignment Desk, studio and set preparation. Operate teleprompter during newscasts, breaking news, and specials Video editing for newscasts Creating content for our digital and social platforms Track, document and communicate technical and operational notes to Production, News, Engineering and Creative Services management as appropriate. Reconcile technical and operational issues related to daily News production processes. Provide other production support (live and pre-recorded) for News Specials, Creative Services, Sports, Special Events, Digital and Client production. Facilitate production support aligned with Departmental and Station business objectives and priorities as required. Precise time management and ability to work efficiently under hard deadlines. Demonstrates composure and timely decision-making in a dynamic, fluid and vigorous environment associated with live News production. Other duties as assigned



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