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A CNN Technical Operations Assistant (TOA) is an entry level position into the world of Technical Operations. Technical Operations Assistants are highly motivated and technically proficient employees that are driven to succeed.
The TOA position plays an integral role as part of the studio production team. A CNN TOA has an effective ability to communicate and multitask as they perform Floor Directing and Gripping duties within the studios of CNN Atlanta.
Floor Directing and Gripping for live and prerecorded shows within CNN, HLN, CNN International and CNN Español studios
Participating in production meetings and assisting the Director with camera blocking and scenery issues
Assisting other studio personnel as required (prepping talent for air, etc.)
Troubleshooting issues and reporting them in a timely manner
Training and participating in career development opportunities to become a competitive candidate for advanced positions within Technical Operations
Engaging in the continued growth and development of the TOA and Technical Operations department
College degree or equivalent prior experience working in a live control room and/or studio production environment
Desire to work and advance within Technical Operations' control rooms and studios
Ability and desire to work under pressure and in 24x7 'live news' environment
Attention to detail, overall positive attitude and ability to work well with others
Strong multi-tasking skill set
Desirable requirements (not mandatory) include:
Fluency in Spanish
Paid time off every year to volunteer
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