Springfield, MO
Posted: 2017-05-22


The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.



•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 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 gives direction at the same time during live broadcasts.
•Tests equipment to ensure proper operation.
•Creates full screen and OTS graphics used within newscasts.
•Performs other duties as assigned.



•One or more years experience in news operations and/or production
•Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously is crucial.
•Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
•Proficiency with broadcast control equipment.
•Ability to work in a team environment.
•High school diploma.
•Fluency in English.
•Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The 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 in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the 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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Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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