Full Time Job

Ross Xpression Graphics Operator


New York, NY 03-22-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

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 part-time Ross XPression Graphics Operator for our national newscasts

This opportunity is for someone that doesn't mind rolling up their sleeves and do something few have done before – launch a new 24-hour news network.

• The successful candidate will prepare and switch XPression elements during live and pre-recorded programming, listening to Director's commands, and reacting swiftly and accurately, ensuring all content output meets quality standards.
• The broadcast will be fast paced and highly produced in a state-of-the-art control room using Ross XPression software.
• May be asked to train others or create training documentation.
• The successful candidate should add creativity and ideas that enhance the final product.
• 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.
• 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.
• Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator & Adobe InDesign as well as familiarity in media asset management and photo sites such as Getty Images.
• 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 experience in areas of routing, CGs, video playback, robotic camera operation, graphic design, FTP or building switcher effects 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.

Rate: $60-70

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9y4x9-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $60.00 to $70.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
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.