Full Time Job

Technical Newscast Director

Nexstar

Birmingham, AL 11-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Technical Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.
• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscasts
• Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions
• Observes pictures through monitors and directs camera/video staff concerning composition
• Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments
• Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts
• Tests equipment to ensure proper operation
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• High school diploma
• Fluency in English
• Automation, Ignite, and AVID experience preferred
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum two years' experience in news operations and production (Depending on market size)
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Proficiency with broadcast control equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7k8v9-54-80-173-217-42 in your application.

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.