Paramount Freelance Production Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts
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Assist in the preparation and production of WBZ TV newscasts and other WBZ studio productions
Duties include preparing formats and scripts for shows, operating studio production equipment including teleprompter, graphics and newsroom computer systems. Set-up and striking of studio sets and various other related duties.
Other duties as needed include the preparation of program recordings for air. Check recordings, timing of shows, notifying appropriate departments of program discrepancies. Work closely with the Traffic department, on-air technical staff and the Production Coordinator
Television experience preferred.
Candidate should have familiarity with studio and control room practices, newsroom operation experience a plus.
Communications skills are essential. Individual must be able to work flexible hours and overtime, including nights and weekends
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