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Lifestyle Show Production Assistant (Part Time)

Category: Production
Position/Title: Lifestyle Show Production Assistant (Part Time)
Nexstar Media Inc.’s Portland, Oregon, operation – KRCW/Portland’s CW and KOIN-TV – is looking for a Lifestyle Show Production Assistant (Part Time) for its hour-long weekday lifestyle show Everyday Northwest. You’ll support daily production of our lifestyle program. You will develop and organize daily segments for lifestyle brands, work in studio and in the field to support production of daily content. Writing, shooting, and editing are key elements of this position.


Vacancy Type: Part Time
Date Posted: 11/2/2023
Closing Date: 12/2/2023
City: Portland - 97201
State: Oregon



Assist with daily production of lifestyle and news programs and specials

Research and pitch segment ideas

Manage the show calendar

Assist in control booth

Fill in for Lifestyle Producer to oversee program development and on air as needed.

Identify content opportunities amongst lifestyle brands and digital platforms

Helps prepare for large scale station events by gathering materials/gear/equipment.

Assists with on-site promotions in the community including setup/tear down and event management.

Attend shoots/live productions to assist with video production.

Help assist lifestyle team with planning and prep work of large-scale station projects.

Assist in content creation for lifestyle websites/social platforms/TV as needed.

Training lifestyle interns

Coordination with sales team and creative services

Booking local community segments along with sales segments

Mic guests and help with camera operation when needed

Performs other duties as assigned.


Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Detail oriented and self-managing

Driven personality forwarding goal setting

Skilled in small tech mobile shooting and editing

Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Microsoft office including PowerPoint, Word and Excel

Education/Experience:  BS/BA from an accredited four-year university or related work experience

Training/Equipment:  Must be proficient MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strongly preferred experience with AP ENPS and Ross Xpression.


WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority. May be required to work weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). Occasional travel will be required. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.


The employee in this position must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Position may also require work in extreme outdoor temperatures.


NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.


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  to complete the application process. You must apply online to be considered for this position.


To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal: Please remember to attach your cover letter, resume, and a link to your demo reel or portfolio (if applicable).


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ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN-TV is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing exceptional local news content on air and online (, CBS Network programming and syndicated entertainment to viewers across Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN News is Watching Out for You with 51 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather, traffic, KOIN News AM-Extra and Game-On!  KOIN-TV is a Nexstar Media Inc. television station serving Oregon and SW Washington from its studios in downtown Portland, OR. Nexstar is the largest local television broadcast and digital media company in the nation with 200 broadcast stations (including partner stations) in 116 markets reaching approximately 68% of US television households. Today, as one of the most powerful and trusted voices in America, Nexstar remains true to its mission to uphold the public interest principles of localism, diversity and trustworthy, unbiased broadcast journalism. At the same time, the company continues to simultaneously raise its commitment to support the evolving needs and interests of the local viewers, hometown businesses and community organizations that it proudly serves each day.




KOIN is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


KOIN values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and/or DMV check.






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