Part-Time Production Assistant

Date Posted: 1/12/2020

Job Description

WVEC-TV is seeking a part-time Production Assistant who will assist in the production of live newscasts and other studio or live remote productions.  This is an entry position with the opportunity to grow within the TV station.  If you desire to be a newscast director, reporter, producer, digital content producer or videographer, this position is for you.  Advancement opportunities are available once you are a proven dependable and experienced employee in a live studio environment.

Job Requirements

Skills required include preparing the studio before each newscast.  You will check to be sure that all the studio equipment is in good working order, such as, wireless microphones, IFB’s, monitors and lighting.  During the newscast you will be the floor director who provides communication between the producer and director and the on air talent.


You must have excellent spelling, typing, grammar and communication skills.  This position requires the ability to climb a tall ladder in order to maintain the studio lights.  College degree in Mass Communications, Journalism or equal experience preferred.  Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and other shifts as necessary.



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TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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About Us

13News Now (WVEC) is made up of storytellers, innovators, content creators, and idea generators. We stand for passion: passion for our people, passion in our product, and, above all, passion in our community. We value honesty, accuracy, and solutions. We serve as the local ABC affiliate for Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina. We strive for interaction with our audience and constantly are working on our presentation so that you have the best experience when consuming our products. Whether on air, online, or on the go, we are everywhere you go. Digitally we lead the market by more than a million actions over our nearest competitor. We invite you to join the conversation with us and help us tell the Stories of Now.