Production Assistant

Date Posted: 9/2/2020

Job Description

​Serve in a variety of production crew positions during live news broadcasts and recorded studio and remote productions​. This is a full-time position.

  • Operate robotic, studio, and remote cameras
  • Perform floor manager duties during live and taped productions
  • Operate teleprompter
  • Operate tape machines for both playback and record
  • Operate Jib camera and Steadi cam
  • Assist in set and light of both studio and remote projects
  • Live Shot coordination during live news broadcasts
  • Regular maintenance of studio facilities and remote equipment
  • Direct live News broadcasts and recorded events
  • Other duties as assigned by the Production Manager​ & Supervisor



Job Requirements

  • ​​​minimum 3-5 years video production experience
  • Technical Directing/Directing Experience a plus
  • Ross Overdrive/Switcher Knowledge also a plus


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

FOX 61 (WTIC-TV) is one of the nation's highest-rated FOX Network affiliates, providing Connecticut viewers with outstanding news, entertainment, sports and local event programming.
FOX 61 is Hartford and New Haven’s home for Major League Baseball, including the World Series and NFL Football from regular season through the playoffs plus, the 2020 Super Bowl.
FOX 61 is the market leader in news, producing more than 61 hours of local news and public affairs programming each week; more than any other station. Its award-winning local news team is committed to keeping the public informed through, and its social media followings on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and mobile apps. Connecticut audiences can “Expect More” from FOX 61 News.