Full Time Job

Stagehand

Newsnation

New York, NY 4 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
NATURE AND SCOPE:

NewsNation is looking for a I.A.T.S.E local 1 represented stagehand to work within a fast-paced News/Production content creation environment. This position will act as stagehand in our PIX11 studios.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs the Load-in, changeover/show-call and load-out of band and rental equipment
• Uses proper safety protocols with all related aspects to rigging and loading
• Operate lighting board
• Responsible for hanging show backdrops, building stage risers
• Assist in clearing and setting the staging
• Maintain curtains, drapes, risers, and other staging items
• Assist lighting fixtures, lambs, and cabling.
• Move and rearrange furniture
• Unload and set up road cases
• Perform spotlight operation during shows
• Scenic - set and clear scenery
• Clean and maintain the studio set

REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant must be willing to work varied shifts which may include: mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 2 to 5 years‑progressive experience working within broadcast industry. Experience in news at major market is a plus. Must have good organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills. Must be able to lift to 60 lbs

COMPLEXITY

The ideal candidate must be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, work well under pressure and be solution-oriented. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to follow up are a critical component of this role.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjnw3b-3-238-199-4-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Newsnation

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.