Job Opening: Part Time Production Assistant

News Department
Posted 3/24/16

ABC7 News in San Francisco is seeking a Production Assistant for part-time employment. If you're a recent college graduate with a passion for great journalism and you're ready to take the first step toward a career in television and digital news, we want to see your resume. A positive attitude and strong work ethic are required. You must be the kind of person who excels in high-energy, high-pressure situations and is a natural multi-tasker. This position will give you the chance to work closely with the industry's best Anchors, Reporters, Producers, Assignment Editors and Digital News Producers. Shifts are varied and you will work some evenings, early mornings and weekends.

JOB DUTIES: The duties of this entry-level position include but are not limited to:

  • Searching tape files and digital archives for video
  • Creating video reels for reporters
  • Researching archives for file scripts
  • Working on the Assignment Desk, monitoring police scanners and making beat checks
  • Monitoring social media for news stories
  • Interacting with viewers on social media when directed
  • Preparing social media content for air
  • Logging live news events
  • Answering phones
  • Printing and distributing newscast scripts
  • Running teleprompter

  • EDUCATION: College degree or current college attendance preferred.

    Please send cover letter and resume to: and search for Requisition ID #358021BR (Part Time Production Assistant), KGO Television (ABC Owned Television Station), create a candidate profile and upload your resume.


    ABC7 is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

    The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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