CG05 - Production Assistant I
General Nature of Work:
Assists in the production of live or taped radio and/or television programs in the studio or on location.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Operates control board during shift; controls program switches; announces on air.
Operates television studio cameras, lighting, teleprompter and character generator.
Verifies program logs and tapes for broadcast during shift.
Records from satellite feeds for delayed broadcast.
Evaluates and determines programming quality and issues reports of program or technical problems as appropriate.
Serves as announcer for musical programs, news, weather, public service announcements, etc.
Serves as grip in the studio or on remote productions.
Assists in constructing, transporting, erecting and striking sets.
Assists in researching, planning and producing programs.
Performs basic studio housekeeping chores.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of broadcast laws and ethics stated by the FCC and agency policies.
Knowledge of television and/or radio studio operations.
Knowledge of production techniques.
Skill in the operation of radio and/or television equipment.
Skill in the use of tools used in the construction of sets.
Ability to serve as announcer for a variety of programs.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A high school diploma and experience in radio and/or television production. Graduation from an accredited school of television production or a bachelor's degree in broadcasting or a related field may be substituted for the required work experience.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A high school diploma and two years experience in radio and/or television production. Graduation from an accredited school of television production or a bachelor's degree in broadcasting or a related field may be substituted for the required work experience.
MUSC Physical Requirements: