Nexstar Media Group

News Production Assistant

Requisition ID
Production Operations
Job Locations
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

WATN/WLMT, the ABC/CW affiliate in Memphis, Tennessee is seeking a Studio Camera Operator/Video Editor. Duties will include operating studio camera in a high-pressure live news environment and be able to work under the directions of the Director to compose and frame shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Operating studio teleprompter system, maintaining a clean and operational studio, including maintaining lighting, cameras, and sets,  Must be able to  perform other responsibilities as assigned. This position also requires coordinating with the audio engineer to maintain microphone and headset systems, maintain a clean and operational studio, and be able to pull and distribute scripts to necessary news staff.  This position will also include editing video.  This position requires the ability to read and understand editing instructions as well as uploading and downloading video. 


The Camera Operator/Video Editor must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, and must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.  This position will require some flexibility including weekends and the ability to be on call for special news events. 6 months to 1 year production experience preferred.



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