Production Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: Production Assistant

• Run studio camera for all newscasts and related cut ins as directed by Production Manager or newscast director.
• Prepare studio for all productions.
• Perform studio maintenance and housecleaning as necessary.
• Assist with all aspects of pre-production.
• Daily production of episodic.
• Work with the sales department on client relations and services.
• Daily work in studio environment.
• Assist with station “Special Projects”.
• Maintain good communication between all departments.
• Report to Production Manager on a daily basis.
• Other duties and responsibilities as they arise.

• Knowledge of television production principles and practices.
• Working knowledge of studio and EFP lighting.
• Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a timely fashion.
• Working knowledge of newsroom operation.
• Must be self motivated, and multitask well.

Required Skills

• Requires early morning or evening and weekend work.
• Requires somewhat flexible hours.
• Occasional outside work in all weather conditions.
• Must be able to lift and carry large and small items, such as camera and lighting equipment, set pieces, and other items with weights up to fifty pounds.

Education Required

• Bachelor’s degree in Television/Film or related field preferred.
• One year in television production preferred.
• Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of production EFP and studio techniques.
• Valid driver’s license.


Health, Vision, Dental, 401k, PTO, Flex

How to Apply

Apply online only: www.
Nexstar Broadcasting is an EOE


Henderson, KY

Employment Type:

Job Type:
Administrative, Production,

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