• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Cleveland,OH

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

Summary:

WJW-TV the top rated Fox affiliate in Cleveland, OH is seeking a News Operations Manager. The successful candidate is a highly organized, self-motivated person who excels under pressure.

WJW produces nearly 90 hours of live news and programming each week. This is a key newsroom position interfacing with the Engineering, Promotions and Sales Departments.


JOB EXPERIENCE

Responsibilities:

 

  • Oversight of News Dept. systems including ENPS, BitCentral, Latakoo, DeJero-TVU.

  • Supervise Media Managers, edit staff to ensure proper workflow for video needed for News  

  • Programs throughout the day. Knowledge of Adobe Premiere and archive systems.     

  • Implement coverage with use of ENG live trucks, bonded cellular, drones, satellite, fiber.

  • Point person for technical logistics-planning for live remotes, elections, special events.

  • Manage SkyFox helicopter program including hours, liaison with pilots and training staff.

  • Manage fleet of news vehicles and ENG trucks for maintenance, insurance, registrations.

  • Staff scheduling for News and Engineering. On call for emergencies.

  • Uphold quality on-air standards and ability to offer constructive feedback to staff.

  • Collaborate with News-Engineering on equipment needs, recommendations for budget.

  • Solving problems before they become a crisis. Ability to delegate tasks and meet deadlines.


REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent news judgement, a strong ability to mobilize and execute technical resources to cover breaking news.  Strong attention to detail is necessary in all areas.

  • Experience in a union environment, familiar with collective bargaining agreements.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people, handle stressful situations.

  • Understanding of IT basics, a plus including web streams, switches, circuits, and routers.

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field with minimum 5 years’ experience showing leadership skills in a television news environment.


ADDITIONAL INFO

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 http://www.nexstar.tv.

Apply Online: Nexstar.tv/careers Search for job requisition id
REQ-29765

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/nexstar/job/Manager–News-Operations_REQ-29765