Nexstar Media Group

  • Commercial Producer

    Requisition ID
    2018-2285
    Category
    Production Operations
    Job Locations
    US-NV-Las Vegas
    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 www.nexstar.tv.

    Position Summary

    8 News NOW – KLAS is looking for a creative and energetic person to fill the position of Commercial Production ProducerThis is a fun and challenging role that offers the right person an opportunity to be a part of one of the nation’s top television broadcasting companies!

    The ideal candidate will be experienced in many skill sets and that person could be YOU!  One of those skill sets is creative writer. You will be responsible for helping write compelling stories that fit in 30 seconds or less. From that, you will have the opportunity to be the director, videographer, editor, and graphic designer to help tell that story.

    But wait, that's not all!  The successful candidate will be collaborating with a team of creative individuals just like yourself.  You will be instrumental in helping with the station's image spots, topical promos, and other in-house projects.  Additionally, you will play a role in our daily lifestyle show, known as Las Vegas Now, by shooting and editing long form segments.

    The Commercial Producer will be shooting with the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K camera and editing on iMac Pro computers equipped with the full line of Adobe Creative Cloud products, and you’ll be joining a department full of local and regional awards.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    • Write, shoot and edit commercials for clients, News marketing, CBS network and special projects
    • Meet directly with clients and work closely with a sales team to develop strong, professional relationships
    • Direct the on-camera performances of clients, professional actors, and News talent
    • Organize and coordinate shoots with talent agencies and businesses
    • Flexible schedule and work hours with occasional weekend, evening, and holiday assignments
    • Manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    EXPERIENCE/SKILLS NECESSARY

    • Minimum of three years of experience in writing, shooting, editing, and lighting
    • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud and 4K cameras
    • A valid driver’s license and good driving record is a must
    • Attention to detail and strong personal communication skills
    • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
    • Must be able to lift, set up, and operate equipment up to 25 lbs

    NEXSTAR BROADCASTING IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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