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NewsNation Technical Director, Per Diem

Company: Nexstar Media Group Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

NewsNation Technical Director, Per Diem page is loaded NewsNation Technical Director, Per Diem Apply locations IL, Chicago time type Part time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id REQ-22471 TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - NewsNation Who we are:

NewsNation is a national news cable network currently reaching approximately 75 million television households across the United States. The network is owned and operated by Nexstar Media Group (NXST).

NewsNation is looking for an experienced part-time Technical Director for our national newscasts, based in our Chicago headquarters. Responsibilities:

  • The broadcast will be fast paced and highly produced using Ross Overdrive, Ross XPression and Ross XPression Tessera.
  • The successful candidate will prepare and switch video elements during live and pre-recorded programming, listening to director's commands and reacting swiftly and accurately, ensuring all content output meets quality standards.
  • Must be able to build switcher effects, create Ross templates and shots. -
  • The technical director should add creativity and ideas that enhance the final product.
  • May be asked to train others or create training documentation.
  • Be able to communicate and document effectively and concisely to the rest of the team.
  • All day parts (mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays) may be a part of the schedule with overtime as situations demand.Qualifications:
    • Five plus (5+) years' experience in professional live television broadcast operations required
      • Must be proficient with operation of broadcast equipment within assigned area, including but not limited to switchers, routing, CGs, video playback, remote camera operation. -
      • Experience with Ross Overdrive required
      • You must be detail-oriented and be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
      • Working knowledge of common business software applications, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
      • Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news, be self-sufficient and have a "press-on-regardless" attitude.
      • Other engineering/operating experience in areas of robotic cameras, graphics, audio, or transmission is a plus.
      • Must work well in a collaborative team environment and be able to multitask.
      • Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field preferred. -This position is a part-time staff position which will require membership in IBEW. Similar Jobs (5) NewsNation Technical Director locations IL, Chicago time type Full time posted on Posted 30 Days Ago NewsNation Technical Director locations IL, Chicago time type Full time posted on Posted 30 Days Ago About Us Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 200 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 68% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC's UHF discount). The division's portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit . EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Nexstar Media Group Inc., Chicago , NewsNation Technical Director, Per Diem, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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