Full Time Job

Floor Newscast Director

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 08-03-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

We are currently searching for a Floor Director to work on a live nightly national newscast.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for providing support to the director in the production of live broadcasts and live to tape programs. This includes the preparation and distribution of scripts, rundown manipulation, add and change graphics and clip coordination in non-linear production systems. Includes segment timing, floor direction and managing studio floor activities for live and recorded programming. Accountable for interfacing and communicating all technical and staging requirements between producers and production directors.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Communications or related field preferred. Three or more years professional experience in television production, preferably in News. Excellent organizational and communication skills. Demonstrate excellent judgment and timely decision-making in a dynamic and fluid live News production environment. Works well as a member of a team.

Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

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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.