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Production Assistant

KFDA-TV / KEYU-TV / KZBZ-LP

Location: Amarillo, TX

Contact Name: Gray Television

Web: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

Job Description

Title: Production Assistant
Reports To: Operations Manager

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 87 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KFDA:
Newschannel10, KFDA-TV in Amarillo, Texas has an immediate opening for a Full Time Production Assistant/Technical Director. KFDA-TV NewsChannel 10 is the #1 rated television station and CBS affiliate in Amarillo, Texas. We serve an audience of 250,000 people across more than 30 counties in the Texas Panhandle, as well as parts of Oklahoma and New Mexico. We offer live news and other programming on three analog channels and are always expanding our digital reach with dotcom, mobile apps, and social media.

Job Summary:
This position serves both as a technical director and production assistant duties including being a field photographer. Successful candidates can embrace and operate in a newsroom environment that blends news content gathering and production operation. Candidates must be self-starters, work well under daily deadlines and work independently as well as with others to enhance our multi-platform coverage.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Directing live newscasts.
• Shooting video in the field and editing for all platforms.
• Regular care and maintenance of equipment.
• Operate studio cameras, audio console, and contribute to digital platforms.
• Monitor and operate OTT Digital Suite.
• Training of new personnel as assigned.
• Monitor on-air signals for KFDA/KZBZ/KEYU, ingest daily programming and commercials, and operate Master Control.

Requirements

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Directing live newscasts.
• Shooting video in the field and editing for all platforms.
• Regular care and maintenance of equipment.
• Operate studio cameras, audio console, and contribute to digital platforms.
• Monitor and operate OTT Digital Suite.
• Training of new personnel as assigned.
• Monitor on-air signals for KFDA/KZBZ/KEYU, ingest daily programming and commercials, and operate Master Control.

Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters and attach your resume.

Additional Info:
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.