Nexstar Media Group

  • Operations Manager

    Requisition ID
    Production Operations
    Job Locations
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at

    Position Summary

    The Production Operations Manager is responsible for providing timely technical operations support and management oversight for news broadcasts and other live recorded programs.

    Manages all aspects of the Production Operations Department.

    Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the Production Operations Department, including Control Room and Studio (non-talent) personnel.

    Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.

    Ensures station compliance with FCC broadcast rules and regulations.

    Monitors broadcasts to ensure that programs conform to station quality standards, policies and regulations.

    Trains employees in the use of equipment such as switchers, cameras, monitors, microphones and lights.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

    Minimum five years experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment, with at least two years experience in a leadership role.

    Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance,

    Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.

    Experience with broadcast equipment and production environments, including cameras, control boards, audio equipment and editing systems.



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