Director I, Newscast

Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Sioux Falls, SD


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

  • Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators and technical equipment during newscasts and other live and recorded productions
  • Observes pictures through monitors and directs newscasts via Ross Overdrive system
  • Works with news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast
  • Switches video sources via automated systems and gives direction at the same time during live broadcasts
  • Tests equipment to ensure proper operation
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager

Requirements & Skills:

  • High school diploma
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news operations and production
  • Experience with broadcast control equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
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