Nexstar Media Group

  • Part-time Weekend Newscast Director

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    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

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    WDTN-TV, a Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. television station in Dayton, Ohio is seeking a Weekend Newscast Director.  The successful candidate will have a high degree of professionalism, effective interpersonal relation skills, ability to organize and prioritize workload and function well in pressure situations.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities



    • Direct weekend newscasts, breaking news and other programs using Grass Valley Ignite system.  Other programs could include live audiences.
    • Must possess strong people skills and production values.
    • Newscast directing experience required.
    • Prior experience using the Grass Valley Ignite system or qualified training required.  Director will need to build Ignite commands and effects for newscast and other programs.
    • iNEWS newsroom system preferred.
    • Operational knowledge of Chyron system.
    • Must be able to work all shifts and holidays.
    • Must have a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record.


    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.




    TO APPLY:  Please visit the Work for Us page at




    Physical Demands & Work Environment:

    The Newscast Director 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 Newscast Director 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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