Production Assistant - WPXI TV


Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15214

Location: PA-Pittsburgh

Job Title:  Production Assistant - WPXI TV

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Position Overview

WPXI TV Pittsburgh is looking for a Production Assistant who will assist in all phases of commercial and studio production.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Schedule and coordinate crews for productions
  • Order, set up, and break down craft services for productions
  • Purchase and return props for productions
  • Produce and co-produce weekly shows
  • Create and fill out paperwork including, but not limited to, call sheets, contracts, and schedules
  • Assist producers and editors throughout the pre-production, production, and post-production process
  • Assist with setting up new vendors in the payroll system
  • Communicate necessary production information such as scripts and schedules to crew members and talent agents
  • Operate teleprompter when needed
  • Keep track of expenses and compile monthly expense reports
  • Regularly update crew lists and rates

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs.
  • College degree
  • Experience with on site production

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-2 years previous studio camera production experience preferred 

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