Freelance Production Assistant, Studio Operations

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Ref#: 31496
CBS Business Unit: CBS News
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.
Description:

Responsibilities:  Freelance Production Assistant (PA) for CBS News broadcasts and Special Reports. Work with Directors, Producers and Graphics Operators to ensure that the proper graphics are prepared, ready and available to air during broadcasts.  Ability to work in fast-paced environment and to multi-task under pressure a must.  Strong communications and interpersonal skills required.  Must be able to work flexible hours and/or weekends.  This position is in the NY Broadcast Center and is covered by the Directors Guild of America.


Qualifications:

Education:  College graduate with a BA or BS degree or degree in Television production.

Experience:  At least 2-3 years of experience as a Production Assistant in a News environment preferred.  Live and taped broadcast experience, graphic production.

References required.

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