NewsNation Technical Director, Per Diem
Company: Nexstar Media Group Inc.
Posted on: May 28, 2023
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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
NewsNation is looking for an experienced part-time Technical
Director for our national newscasts, based in our Chicago
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field preferred.
-This position is a part-time staff position which will require
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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 www.nexstar.tv . 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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