The Production Assistant is responsible for various television production duties required to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.
Composes and frames camera shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors
Adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure and lighting as requested by the director
Operates studio cameras during live broadcasts
Operates remote cameras during live broadcasts
Confers with directors and other crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects, camera movements and lighting requirements
Sets up cameras and related equipment
Tests, cleans, maintains and repairs camera equipment
Produces graphics for newscast
Creates graphics for the newscast
Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.