Full Time Job

Newscast Director

Nexstar

Denver, CO 06-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Newscast Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.
• 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
• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscasts
• Switches video sources and gives direction at the same time during live broadcasts
• Communicates to crew, producers and talent during live broadcasts
• Works with Steadicam operator to ensure proper timing of shots during shows
• Tests equipment to ensure proper operation
• Performs other duties as assigned
• Requirements & Skills:
• High school diploma
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum two years' experience directing automated newscasts (Depending on market size)
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Proficiency with Ross Overdrive, Ross Acuity, ENPS, Bitcentral, Xpression a plus
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to multitask and to perform in high stress environments
• Starting salary: $25.50+/hr based on experience.

To Apply: Please visit the Work for Us page at KDVR.com: https://kdvr.com/contact/jobs-at-fox31-denver-kwgn or at the Nexstar Website at:https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar to complete the application process. To be considered for this job you must apply online. No Calls
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KDVR/KWGN is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

KDVR.KWGN values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2qwj2-44-200-40-195-42 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.