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Production Technician

Nexstar

Sacramento, CA 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Technician, Production (NE)

We're looking for entry level people with video editing skills and a passion for broadcasting. You will edit video for our newscasts, as well as work in the studio and control room during the newscasts: floor directing, running cameras, operating audio, and more. Must be able to demonstrate non-linear editing skills, and we'll teach you the rest. Related college coursework is preferred. This is a great opportunity to get into a newsroom and gain some valuable experience. Hours can be anything from early morning to late night, holidays, weekends, etc. We are a 24/7 operation.

Responsibilities:
• Editing video for newscasts (VO's, VOSOTS, PKG's)
• Set up and maintenance of studio for newscast
• Various studio positions during newscasts including:
• Operating prompter
• Operating robotic studio cameras
• Operating handheld camera
• Operating jib camera
• Floor directing
• Operating audio board
• Other duties as assigned

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
• Must be fast and accurate with non-linear editing
• Attention to detail is a must
• Ability to handle the pressure of a live news production

Work Environment
• Work performed primarily in an office environment, in the Control Room and in studio
• Exposure to electrical equipment

Education and Experience
• Must be proficient in non-linear editing. Adobe Premier experience preferred.
• Experience in multi-camera studio production is desired
• College coursework in video production is preferred

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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.