Full Time Job

Teleprompter Operator


Washington, DC 06-21-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Nexstar Media Inc. has an immediate opening for Teleprompter Operator for live local morning and evening newscasts. This role is part of a newly formed duopoly in the Washington, DC Market #9 DMA.

This is a chance to live and work in great part of the country. In addition to being the center of the nation's politics – and a region brimming with local news and sports – it's a great place to call home. The city is home to some of the best museums in the country, including the Smithsonian, the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Archives. There are year-round theaters with live shows and concerts. You can find street festivals and farmer's markets. And for the sports enthusiast, the region hosts professional basketball, baseball, football, hockey and soccer teams. The area has National Parks, walking and biking trails. Plus, the restaurant scene is top-notch with more than 20 restaurants receiving Michelin starts in 2021 alone. This is a great place to grow your career, compete in a large market and a great place to live.

The WDVM/WDCW the Teleprompter Operator will be responsible for Operating the teleprompter during live morning and evening newscasts, work with on-air talent with different speech patterns, match the information on the screen with what is occurring on the set ensure the working condition of the teleprompter system before on air the program.

Requirements & Skills:
• Ability to work in a fast-paced control room during a live newscasts
• Fluent in English
• Knowledge of ENPS systems a plus. Undergraduate degree in broadcasting or similar major required.
• Good communication skills and the ability to quickly multi-task is essential.
• Production live studio operations a plus
• One year television news gathering, and microwave experience is preferred.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj93ow-3-227-251-94-42 in your application.

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.