A Broadcast Production Assistant (also referred to as Broadcast Assistant, TV/Radio Production Assistant, Production Secretary, Runner, Production Management Assistant) provides support and assistance to editorial or technical colleagues to ensure the smooth delivery of content for TV or Radio productions (programmes).
These productions may cover different genres including factual, daytime, light entertainment, drama, comedy, documentary current affairs and music. Broadcast Production Assistants work as part of a Production Team and need to be adaptable and able to learn quickly on the job; building their understanding of the TV & Radio industry as they move across production teams.
They may also need to assist production colleagues in technical support and operational areas such as camera, lighting, sound and editing
Our online e-portfolio system will guide the apprentices through a simple to follow curriculum aligned to all the required Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours, with a variety of virtual learning environments and insights to the best examples to help excel their learning.