Full Time Job

Audio Operator


Chicago, IL 04-13-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
NewsNation - Audio Operator (A1)

AUDIO OPERATOR (A1) - NewsNation

Who we are:

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

NewsNation is currently searching for a full-time Audio Operator (A1) for our national newscasts, based in our new Chicago headquarter studios.

• The successful candidate will be able to listen to director's commands and react swiftly and accurately to mix a clean show during live and pre-recorded programming.
• Must be able to route good mix minus to remotes, set up RF microphones and IFBs.
• The successful candidate should add creativity and ideas that enhance the final product
• The successful candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker to resolve issues and to work around problems that arise during live news broadcasts.
• Must 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.

• Five plus (5+) years' experience in professional live television broadcast operations required
• Previous live show audio mixing experience required.
• Experience with Wheatstone and CalRec audio boards preferred.
• Must be proficient in operation of AZ Edit.
• Must work well in a collaborative team environment and be able to multitask.
• Working knowledge of common business software applications, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field preferred.

This position is a full-time staff position which will require membership in IBEW.


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwwo5p-44-210-83-132-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.