Nexstar Media Group

  • Operations Technician

    Requisition ID
    2019-4210
    Category
    Production Operations
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Fresno
    Position Type
    Regular Part-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 www.nexstar.tv.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    The Operations Technician has four primary tasks:  Newscast Directing, Newscast Audio Operator, Media Center Operator and Master Control Operator.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Operates studio cameras and field cameras for live and taped events
    • Composes and frames shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors, station management, other personnel
    • Adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure and lighting as requested by the directors, station management, other personnel
    • Operates audio equipment for live and taped events
    • Operates computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product
    • Collaborate with the director and studio staff to coordinate the action in the studio
    • Builds and decorates the set and/or provides props used for production
    • Assist in the installation, operation and maintenance of sound recording equipment
    • Operate studio graphic systems during broadcast/production
    • Provide audio production-related support as needed and may work with outside production facilities
    • Assist in digital media productions, liaising with appropriate departments
    • May convert analog recordings, film, or printed materials to digital format
    • Maintains and stores equipment, records and tapes

    Requirements & Skills:

    • Degree in Communication or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience
    • Experience in television, film, or post production preferred but not required
    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff
    • Detail oriented
    • Excellent communication and organization skills

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:

     

    The Operations Technician must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Operations Technician must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

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