Production Assistant

If providing segment producer support, responsibilities include:

– Conduct research necessary for segment producer to write script
– Clear locations and perform any other necessary logistics work
– When in the field: help light, shoot, set-up and tear-down the set
– Edit string-outs
– Help work with Rights and Clearances to acquire and clear necessary material

If being asked to edit:

– Basic Avid editing skills.
– Juggle multiple assignments

If working on Live from E!:

– Photo clearance in tandem with E!’s Photo Clearance Department.
– Xeroxing scripts.
– Creating music cue sheets and other required daily/weekly paperwork

Perform additional tasks required of the associate producers and segment producer to achieve on-time completion of assignments.


Candidate must be able to edit on Avid. Candidate must have at least six months worth of experience working in a similar capacity at a network or cable channel. Candidate must also be responsible, accurate, creative, organized, able to work under deadline pressure, self-motivated and flexible. Must be able to take direction from several producers as well as department manager.

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