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Production Assistant, part time


NBC5/WPTZ, a Hearst Television station in the Burlington/Plattsburgh market, has an opening for a part time Production Assistant. We are looking for an energetic team player who understands the flexible schedule that the broadcast industry requires to join our production crew. This person will be responsible for operating cameras, teleprompter, and video equipment; as related to live broadcasts and post-production.  Must have good technical skills, and good communication skills. Responsibilities include floor directing, assisting the production and news departments, and other duties as assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operation of prompter sets and other production equipment.
  • Lighting and script preparation for newscasts.
  • Maintain professional appearance of studio/sets.
  • Assist the directors as needed.
  • In person attendance is required at South Burlington, VT studio facility.

Experience Requirements:

  • Videography and editing experience helpful.
  • Related military experience will be considered.
  • Current local Broadcast Journalism/Communications and/or TV/Video Production students encouraged to apply.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Must have a good attitude, be willing to learn, and be a team player.
  • Must be able to problem solve quickly and work well under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Attention to detail a must.


  • Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

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Sep 15, 2022
Plattsburgh, NY
Part Time
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