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Broadcast Production Assistant
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Broadcast Production Assistant

• Emerging Level

Summary

TMZ is looking for an entry level Broadcast Production Assistant to join our Technical Operations Center at TMZ. The Broadcast Production Assistant is responsible for recording, playback and monitoring for incoming feeds, recorded programs and outgoing show playout. The Broadcast Production Assistant will also have significant interaction with TMZ’s studio and newsroom and will frequently play the role of stage manager or floor director during show tapings, pickups and promos. This position is located in Playa Vista, CA.

Category Production Assistant 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

TMZ is looking for an entry-level Broadcast Production Assistant to join our Technical Operations Center at TMZ. The Broadcast Production Assistant is responsible for recording, playback and monitoring for incoming feeds, recorded programs and outgoing show playout. The Broadcast Production Assistant will also have significant interaction with TMZ’s studio and newsroom and will frequently play the role of stage manager or floor director during show tapings, pickups and promos. This position is located in Playa Vista, CA.

Responsibilities: 
  • Route and record cameras and other sources for all TMZ television shows and incoming feeds
  • Perform utility routing and monitoring of audio and video for entire TMZ facility
  • Operate flashcam for live shots to affiliate stations and national news programs
  • Fill in for Transmission and Broadcast Technicians as needed
  • Log timecodes for promos and studio pickups
  • Assist with lighting and stage reconfiguration as needed
  • Assist on floor during studio production
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements:
  • 1 – 2 years of experience
  • BA Communications/Radio-TV or equivalent experience
  • Intermediate MS Office skills and ability to learn new software
  • Ability to monitor multiple applications in real time
  • Basic audio/video signal flow and broadcast terminology

About TMZ
TMZ goes where stars work, live, and play and takes its audience into a world where the reality is even more fascinating than the hype. TMZ breaks the biggest stories in entertainment as only it can with accuracy, irreverent humor and youthful energy. TMZ connects with the public across its broadcast and digital platforms by providing a fresh, unvarnished, and honest take on celebrities and their real lives. The TMZ brand is the most trusted, the most talked about, and the highest quality entertainment news outlet in the world.
 
TMZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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