Nexstar Media Group

  • Videographer

    Requisition ID
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    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% 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

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    KOIN 6, a Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon is looking for a Videographer to join our news team.


    Job Summary:                                                                                

    The photographer combines artistic talent, technical expertise, and composition skills to produce images that will provide a visual story on a given topic as assigned.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
    * Shoots and edits news video stories, including daily news, special news, features, sports and live events.
    * Takes direction from, and interact with, the assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors and production control room personnel.
    * Maintains and operates camera equipment as well as company vehicle safely and efficiently.


    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    * Maintains positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments.
    * Responds positively to feedback.
    * Ability to edit raw video to newscast form in a manner to complete the story for the viewer.
    * Proficient in social networking sites. Ex: Twitter, Facebook.
    * Must be detail-oriented.
    * Must present professional image as a representation of the station at all times.



    • High School Diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in broadcasting, journalism, or related field preferred.
    • Minimum of 2 years video photography in a medium or major market TV News station preferred.


    Training/Equipment: Operate live trucks and camera equipment.


    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:
    Must be able to operate computer and editing machine. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.


    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.  



    ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out for You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.



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