Production Assistant, WAVE 3, Louisville KY

Institution: WAVE 3

Location: Louisville, KY

Category: Producer Assistant

Posted:  11/1/19

Type: Part-Time

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Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.


WAVE 3 News, the Gray Television NBC affiliate in Louisville, KY has an immediate opening for a part-time Production Assistant focusing on the technical aspects of newscast production.


This position performs various roles for our studio newscasts and digital OTT productions. An ideal candidate for this position must thrive in a live production atmosphere and be able to react quickly to any issues that arise. We believe in cross training as much as possible, meaning once you have the necessary training, you could be doing a different position every day. Daily duties for this position include running studio cameras, floor directing, operating an audio console, and running graphics using a chyron graphics system. This position is perfect for someone looking to get their foot in the door of a TV newsroom/control room. People in this job are exposed to every role in a newsroom/production control room and, in many cases, are able to use that information to grow further into a television career. The hours do vary and may include early mornings, late nights, and weekends.


*Run the studio as floor director, coordinating camera and talent moves throughout the newscast and communicating relevant information to talent and director.

*Operate studio cameras

*Operate audio console

*Operate chyron graphics system

*Contribute to digital platforms (, WAVE 3 News OTT products, social media, etc.)


While this is an entry level position, some previous television experience is preferred, whether that be professionally or through school.

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