Production Assistant

The Board of Directors of Pike TV, Inc., located in Pikeville, KY, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Production Assistant to assist in the production of Pike TV content. Duties include filming and editing Pike TV programming both in-studio and on location. In addition, maintaining a professional and operable studio, maintaining Pike TV social media pages, and brainstorming new and innovative content for Pike TV as well as general assistance with various day-to-day operational duties.


  1. Assist in filming and editing of Pike TV Programming both in-house and on location. 
  2. Assist in maintaining a professional and operable studio. 
  3. Assist in maintaining Pike TV social media pages. 
  4. Assist in the creation of new Pike TV Programming.
  5. Other duties as assigned. 


This position requires daily contact with co-workers, student workers, supervisor, and the community. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, written, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required. 
  • Education in film, communication, or related field is strongly preferred. 
  • Software skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) program proficiency and Adobe Suite (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, etc.) program proficiency required. 
  • Knowledge of basic math, spelling, grammar, punctuation, etc. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Ability to research on the internet. 
  • Must be able to lift 50-100 lbs., reach overhead and climb ladders. 
  • Must be able to provide own transportation. 
  • Willing to work weekends and nights.  

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Date Posted: 03/29/2022
Department: PikeTV
Employment Type: Full-Time (40 hours)
Position Type: Staff