Nexstar Media Group

  • Studio Technician

    Requisition ID
    Production Operations
    Job Locations
    US-MI-Grand Rapids
    Position Type
    Regular Part-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 Studio Technician provides support to production staff prior to, during and after the production of live and recorded broadcasts.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Support production staff with the coordination, creation, scheduling and distribution for news, lifestyle and commercial production.
    • Direct news and lifestyles content using Ignite Automation


    • Coordinate the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions
    • Work with the news producers to deliver clean and high energy broadcasts
    • Support clear communication in control room and studio
    • Produce topical graphics within established design guidelines
    • Lead through proactive problemsolving
    • Work in the field on large scale events and production


    • Log and archive video and associated data for future use

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff
    • Detail oriented
    • Excellent communication and organization skills
    • Familiarity with processes and procedures of a television production department
    • Basic computer knowledge including Photoshop



    Education/Experience: High School Diploma.

    Experience in television, film, or post production preferred but not required.


    Training/Equipment: Desktop computers with editing software.


    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures.


    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.





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