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Job Description:

  • 1) Performs any combination of following or similar duties as directed by DIRECTOR, PROGRAM or PRODUCER in rehearsal and broadcast of television programs: Distributes copies of script and arranges for rehearsal quarters.

  • 2) Prepares and distributes rehearsal call sheets.

  • 3) Lays out acting areas on stage floor, using tape and following floor plan.

  • 4) Times scenes during rehearsal and calculates overall program timing.

  • 5) Contacts guest and members of cast to verify that makeup has been applied.

  • 6) Verifies that specified films, slides, titles cards, and similar items are ready for broadcast.

  • 7) Directs personnel in rehearsal and broadcast of sign-ons and sign-offs, station breaks, film feature programs, and other programs composed of non-live video elements.

  • 8) Notifies various departments of changes in daily operation schedules.

  • 9) Oversees distribution of studio equipment, such as scenery, cameras, and microphones.

  • 10) Transmits instructions received over telephone headset to performers and others on set, orally or using body gestures.

  • 11) Prepares report of daily on-air activities.

  • 12) May direct production of sound effects.

  • 13) May prepare rehearsal call sheets, reports, daily on-air activity report, memos, or scripts, using computer.




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Job Number: 7975