Nexstar Media Group

  • News Helicopter Pilot

    Requisition ID
    2019-6490
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-NM-Albuquerque
    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

    KRQE News 13, the leading TV and digital news operation in Albuquerque, New Mexico is looking for a full-time helicopter pilot to fly Sky News 13, a Eurocopter series aircraft. You will be responsible for ensuring all operations involving the company aircraft are in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations, the Sky News 13 Procedures Manual, and all local, state and military regulations. In addition, the ideal candidate must meet all company insurance requirements.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    The pilot is responsible for flying Sky News 13 to breaking news and events occurring in the Albuquerque market in a responsible and safe manner.   You will be responsible for making sure the aircraft remains clean and mission ready with all required maintenance. The pilot will work with news managers to coordinate coverage.

    The pilot will maintain accurate records of daily flight activity, including departure and arrival time, destination and news story name are kept. The pilot will participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.


    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
    :

    • The pilot applicant must possess a minimum of 2,000 - 2,500 helicopter flying time, 100 hours of AS350B2 experience preferred, and 5000 hours of turbine time. 
    • Previous ENG experience preferred.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT/MENTAL/PHYSICAL  REQUIREMENTS:    Position requires exposure to extreme working conditions to report breaking news, bad weather, emergencies, etc.   

     

     

     

    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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