WGN-TV is currently searching for an "early morning" Floor Director/Production Assistant – Part-Time.
Responsible for providing support to the director in the production of live broadcasts and live to tape programs. This includes the preparation and distribution of scripts, rundown manipulation, add and change graphics and clip coordination in non-linear production systems. Includes segment timing, floor direction and managing studio floor activities for live and recorded programming. Accountable for interfacing and communicating all technical and staging requirements between producers and production directors.
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field preferred. Three or more years professional experience in television production, preferably in News. Excellent organizational and communication skills. Demonstrate excellent judgment and timely decision-making in a dynamic and fluid live News production environment. Works well as a member of a team.
Must be willing to work weekends and holidays.
Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 198 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv.
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