Production Assistant (bilingual)

Posted on Nov 20, 2018 by ESPN

Bristol, CT 06010
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Job Summary:

The Content Associate Program is ESPN's recruitment and development program focused on building a Production Assistant and Content Associate workforce empowered to contribute creativity, diversity and insight to our content, our culture and our business.


  • The CAP PA will rotate through a series of trainings before moving onto higher-level production assignments
  • Daily responsibilities include running teleprompter, screening games/events for re-air, producing highlights, researching video content for various shows, and live game support
  • Multitasks to screen games and select shots for highlights; works with Editor to bring highlight to completion
  • Screen and edit live event content for various re-air time slots.
  • Provides timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia content and publishes to various platforms
  • Screens videotapes and/or servers and conducts research to obtain material for the preparation of production elements for studio shows and live games
  • Logs and archives video and associated data for future useResearches, writes and disseminates ideas for future content elements on ESPN platforms

Basic Qualifications:

  • Fluency, both verbal and written, in English and Spanish
  • Strong overall knowledge of multiple sports
  • Must have an understanding of game rules
  • Ability to identify and cultivate compelling storylines for various platforms
  • Must possess strong communication and organization skills
  • Ability to react quickly and positively under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environmentAbility to work nights, weekends, and holidays

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in sports media, preferably in television production, or involvement with collegiate TV station
  • Awareness of social media trends and relevant platforms
  • Self-starting attitude and team-oriented work ethic
  • Familiarity with server-based media and/or non-linear editing equipment
  • Leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activityKnowledge of international soccer leagues a plus

Required Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

About ESPN:

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That's because we're always finding new ways to interact with fans - however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we're doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with ESPN Productions, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ESPN.
ESPN Productions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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