Teleprompter Operator

Meruelo Group

Job Description
Teleprompter Operator Job DescriptionMeruelo Media is seeking a Teleprompter Operator to work in our Los Angeles broadcast centers.RESPONSIBILITIES:Use multiple teleprompter technologies and manufacturersFormatting scripts to ensure proper automated functionality of downstream systemsEnsure the working condition of the teleprompter system and scripts before going on-airRun the prompter through scripted material, staying at the speaker's pace Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing speech patterns and quickly make modifications if a speaker goes into adlib Work with on-air talent with different speech patternsWork with Producers on scriptsAbility to adapt to both live and taped productions Ability to edit and format scripts as neededAbility to sit for many hours and use a hand controller scroll wheel. Perform other production duties as needed and assigned REQUIREMENTS:Experience in live TV production, Media, Journalism, Communications, or related field is preferred, or equivalent experienceExcellent organizational and time management skills.Excellent verbal and written communication skills required in English and Spanish. At least 3 years of teleprompter experienceCustomer Service skills Computer experience, Rundown Creator, Microsoft Word & Google Doc systems proficiency requiredFlexible work schedule including weekends and evenings