Part-Time Production Assistant - WQAD

Our production department is looking for a team member to join an already dynamic behind-the scenes team. Do you like being in the center of the action? If you have a can-do attitude and like working early or late, we need you!!!

• Operate teleprompter
• Edit video
• Ensure all pre-newscast details are completed and ready for air
• Maintain a clean and organized studio
• Set up and maintain studio lighting
• Assist production and news departments during breaking coverage
• Others duties as assigned which may include, assisting Director, running graphics during live newscasts, updating station website

Production experience is helpful but not necessary. Basic computer skills are required. Must be able to multitask. Communication skills are essential for this position. Must be able to verbally communicate professionally and effectively. Must also be able to communicate precisely particularly during tense situations under time constraints.

Dexterity to operate computer, editing equipment and cameras. Ability to stand for a hour or more. Vision to follow written scripts and to focus cameras. Ability to move hands quickly for hand cues.

Production staff                                Guests of newscasts
News staff                                        General public
Creative Services staff

Send resume to Tom Maloney, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, IL 61265-6061 or email at

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit

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  • Juana Vega
    published this page in Job Board 2018-06-08 18:24:39 -0400