Nexstar Media Group

  • Photograher/Live Truck Operator

    Requisition ID
    2019-5727
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-MD-Hagerstown
    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 www.nexstar.tv.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    The News Videographer & Photographer shoots video for news station.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Shoots video for news and lifestyle reporters, anchors, hosts
    • Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements
    • Sets up, composes and executes video shots
    • Maintains video equipment
    • Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content
    • Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
    • Assist executive producer and show producer with aspects of overall show production, fill-in producing
    • Performs other duties as assigned

     Requirements & Skills:

    • High school diploma; some college coursework or vocational training preferred
    • Minimum two years’ experience operating video recording equipment
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Flexibility to work any shift.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Proficiency with video recording equipment
    • Operate our live trucks and backpack units to assist in live reports

     

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:

    The News Videographer & Photographer 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, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the News Videographer & Photographer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and 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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