Production Assistant

Posted by Gray Television

Cheyenne, WY
Posted: 2019-11-13


JOB SUMMARY: KGWN, Wyoming News Now in Cheyenne Wyoming is seeking a hard working, trust worthy applicant to fill the open position of Production Assistant. Production Assistants are responsible for master control and Audio board operations during news casts


Master Control responsibilities may include


Monitoring the quality and accuracy of our on-air signals as well as ensuring the transmission meets government regulations and the station’s high standards. Additional responsibilities include troubleshooting equipment malfunctions and preparing programming for play out.  Perform on-air switching for live events. Operate recording hardware, satellite receivers and computer based systems. Prepare and check material for on-air playback via automation system. Verify all material airing by referencing program logs. Monitor on-air signals for quality control Monitor transmitter and tower lights accurately to meet FCC regulations. Anticipate and troubleshoot issues when they occur. Perform other duties as assigned




Audio operator’s responsibilities may include


Preparation of the audio board and equipment for shows, as well as maintain the quality of sound throughout the newscast. Audio ops are responsible for checking sound levels on microphones and other audio equipment functionality, including running sound checks, repairing and troubleshooting sound equipment, as well as maintaining the work area for other members of the production staff to ensure safety and productivity. Audio operators help organize cues to perfect the order of execution for effects, music, and other sounds by referencing their show rundowns





Other responsibilities may include:

Assembling, preparing and setting up equipment and the studio prior to newscasts, which may include, monitors, lighting, cables and headsets. Finding solutions to technical or other practical problems.  Being prepared to innovate and experiment with ideas.  Working quickly, especially as timing is such an important factor.





Minimum High School Diploma

TV operation experience preferred but not required

Work well within a team environment and independently with minimal supervision

Possess strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Computer literate and technically oriented

Self-motivated, and a fast learner

Exhibit a professional attitude at all times and be able to perform in a high-pressure environment

Able to sit/stand for long periods of time

Available shift may include overnights, weekends and holidays.


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