Full Time Job

News Production Assistant

Nexstar

Las Vegas, NV 04-13-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities / Women / Veterans / Disabled

The News Production Assistant provides support to production staff prior to, during and after the production of a program.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Support production staff with the coordination, creation, scheduling and distribution of all news marketing projects.
• Assist with general duties including screening tapes, finding still images, etc.
• Research and disseminate ideas for project-related news topics and elements.
• Screen, log, transcribe and clip footage for projects; organize element reels.
• Log and archive video and associated data for future use.
• This shift will have consistent hours but will require the flexibility to be on call for additional hours as needed by the business.

Requirements & Skills:
• Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production, and engineering staff.
• Detail oriented; excellent communication and organization skills.
• Experience with Jimmy Jib, non-linear editing a plus.
• Familiarity with processes and procedures of a television production department.
• Basic computer knowledge including MS Office.
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds over their head.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The News Production Assistant must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the News Production Assistant must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d933y9-3-237-48-165-42 in your application.

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Company Profile
Nexstar

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.