Full Time Job

Material Manager


Los Angeles, CA 03-25-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

• Assist Director and Assoc. Director with prep and coordination pre-production and production elements for daily live newscasts.
• Coordinate and prepare edited video content for daily live newscasts.
• Track and update status of edited content for playback in daily live newscasts.
• Coordinate and communicate incoming feeds with Newscenter Ops. and field crews.
• Coordinate with News producers daily editing assignments in conjunction w/timeline for live feed ingest schedule.
• Provide desktop editing support (Adobe Premiere). Edit bumps and teases for News.
• Communicate and update News feed schedules to writers and producers.
• Perform quality analysis (QA) of all News feed video and edited content prior to broadcast.
• Manage and update News video archive database. Facilitate video archive requests and searches for all station departments.
• Cross-training: Trained in required skill sets to capably fill in as a relief Associate Director to cover vacation days and sick calls.
• Track server playout status during live newscasts and coordinate News content archiving processes following daily newscasts.
• Generate a daily ''End of Shift Report'' (EOS) updating status of edited on content and Material Management facilities status.
• Provide Production Dept. with general and specific production assistance as required for all areas of News and Special Events production.

• Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Television Production, or equivalent related experience.
• Two or more years of experience working in live News production.
• Team player.
• Possess excellent organizational skills.
• Communicates and engages with co-workers in a positive and productive manner.
• Precise time management and ability to work efficiently under tight deadlines.
• Demonstrates composure and timely decision-making in a dynamic work environment.
• Current on fundamental News pre-produced content workflow and technologies.
• Demonstrates intellect and ability to learn, adapt and train others on new production technologies.
• Creative and innovative thinking in all aspects of production responsibilities.
• Possess working knowledge of production operating systems including ENPS, Bit Central, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Ross Xpression and equivalent production and operating systems. Proficient in Microsoft Office/Outlook/Teams.

Compensation - $24/hr+ commensurate with experience and skill level

KTLA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1k9qe-3-215-186-30-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $24.00 Per Hour ($ 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.