Newscast Director

June 18, 2020
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Job Type


  • Job Posting Title
    Director I, Newscast
  • Job Description Summary

    Job Description Summary
    Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197 full-power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at
    • The Newscast Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

    • Additional Job Description

      Additional Job Description
      • Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions
      • Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs
      • Observes pictures through monitors and directs camera/video staff concerning the composition
      • Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments
      • Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast
      • Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts
      • Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts
      • Tests equipment to ensure proper operation
      • Performs other duties as assigned

       Requirements & Skills:

      • High school diploma
      • Fluency in English
      • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
      • Minimum of two years’ experience in news operations and production. (Depending on market size)
      • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and other office equipment
      • Proficiency with broadcast control equipment
      • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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