Director of Technology

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


The Director of Technology oversees the daily operations of the Engineering and Technology Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station.


  • Manages all aspects of the Technical Operations and Production departments as well as broadcast transmitter site
  • Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the department employees
  • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion, and termination of employees
  • Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station
  • Ensures station compliance with FCC rules and regulations, as well as all local, state and federal regulations applicable to the station
  • Works with corporate leadership to develop and implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station
  • Manages the information technology staff and systems
  • Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met
  • Works with corporate leadership to manage engineering and technology capital projects to the established budgets
  • Executes accountability of standards, controls, and processes
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Must have Broadcast TV experience
  • Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, Computer Science or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Minimum five years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment, with at least three years’ experience in a leadership role
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance
  • Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Strong PC/MS Office experience
  • Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems
  • Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment
  • Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously



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