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Nexstar Media Group Production Assistant Camera in Chicopee, Massachusetts

The Production Assistant operates various equipment (camera, audio, visual, graphics, lighting, or digital) used for production and/or transmission.

  • Collaborate with the director and studio staff to coordinate the action in the studio or while out on location

  • Collaborate with the set designers to determine the needs of the production

  • Build and decorate set and/or provide props used for production

  • Assist in the installation, operation and maintenance of sound recording equipment

  • Provide camera, and audio/lighting production support as needed, and may work with outside production facilities

  • Assist in digital media productions, liaising with appropriate departments

  • Maintains and stores equipment and studio maintenance

    Requirements & Skills :

  • High School Diploma Required

  • Experience in television, film or post production preferred

  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff

  • Detail oriented

  • Excellent communication and organization skills

  • Basic computer knowledge including Photoshop

  • Ability to handle high stress environment with deadline pressures