Part Time Job



New York, NY 04-18-2024
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  • Paid
  • Part Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

NewsNation is currently seeking a creative, experienced and pro-active part-time Stagehand to join our team at its studios in New York. As a Stagehand you will work with our current team of Stagehands to create, establish and maintain all NewsNation lighting needs.


The Stagehandwill Perform, at a minimum, the following duties:
*Plot, identify, and install lighting equipment.
*Direct other lighting personnel during installations and adjustments.
*Work closely with external vendors to maintain quality control over studio lighting.
*Create and document cues to be used during daily shows, as well as any special projects, including the installation and focusing such lighting to attain the desired effect.
*The LD will also function as a member of the regular crew and operate entertainment lighting consoles/switchboards, spotlights, and other lighting equipment (except lights and equipment as may be attached to the camera).
*Move, install, place, handle and maintain all sets, scenery and props.
*Function as scenic carpenters. Specialists may also perform rigging functions.
*Operate Teleprompter both for studio operations and remote locations.


5-7 years in a major market television station.

Meet the required standards for stagehand as designated by The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.

A strong working knowledge of television lighting, especially etc (Electronic Theater Controls) EOS and Ion consoles.

Be required to occasionally travel to remote locations, when needed, to create lighting setups for NewsNation productions.

Excellent communication skills a must.

Applicants must be a member in good standing of I.A.T.S.E.

Salary Range: $38.00 - $65.00 Hourly

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5y3qz-44-210-83-132-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $38.00 to $65.00 Per Hour ($ 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.