Full Time Job

Technical Director

Nexstar

Huntsville, AL 7 days ago
  • 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.
• Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs
• Observes pictures through monitors and directs camera/video staff concerning composition
• Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments including communicating daily with the production manager on any and all issues
• Create and Manage morning team schedules and changes
• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscasts
• Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts
• Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts
• Tests equipment to ensure proper operation
• Video editing
• Live audio
• Performs other duties assigned
• Train new employees

Requirements & Skills
• High School diploma
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum two years' experience in news operations and production (depending on market size)
• Experience with Ross Overdrive preferred
• 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
• Must be able to troubleshoot/fix issues during newscast

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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.
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