Part-Time Production Assistant

Date Posted: 10/21/2019

Job Description

WUSA, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Washington, DC, is seeking a parttime Production Assistant to join our powerhouse team. The eager and intuitive applicant must be ready for the following responsibilities:

  • Fully engaged with live and recorded newscasts and productions;
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time;
  • Comfortable with ladders/heights;
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50lbs;
  • Maintain studio preparedness and cleanliness;
  • Production Support including operating a teleprompter, floor directing (cueing and managing talent), script organization and arranging set pieces;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Mass Communications or related field preferred;
  • Able to work various shifts and days: including early morning and late night;
  • Reliable transportation;
  • Multi-media computer experience;
  • Strong oral/written communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills; and
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment to meet daily deadlines. 


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit



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

Are you all about social and new media?  Do you like change?  And does “risk” mean “potential” in your vocabulary?  Be part of a news team that’s changing, growing and serving our community in the process.  WUSA, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Washington, DC hires talented and creative journalists, social/digital experts, marketing masterminds, and customer-focused sales executives.  If you are looking for a fast-paced atmosphere to thrive, develop your professional skills and partner with viewers and digital users – WUSA is the place to be.