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Nexstar Broadcasting Job Bank Posting

Employment Type:
Full Time
Roanoke, VA
Job Position Title:
Production Manager
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Job Description:
WFXR WWCW has an exciting opportunity for a Production Manager to join our team. This position is responsible for providing timely technical operations support and management oversight for news broadcasts and other live and recorded programs. Must be well-organized with strong leadership skills. Previous production management experience preferred. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Manages all aspects of the Production Operations Department Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the Production Operations Department, including Control Room and Studio (non-talent) personnel Insures that staffing levels are cost effective and enough to meet the needs of the station Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees Ensures station compliance with FCC broadcast rules and regulations Monitors broadcasts to ensure that programs conform to station quality standards, policies and regulations Manages the use of studio and editing resources Trains employees in the use of equipment such as switchers, cameras, monitors, microphones, and lights Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met Acts as a liaison between the Engineering and Production Operations departments Performs various production duties when necessitated by employee absence or other exigent circumstances Performs other duties as assigned Requirements & Skills: Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience Fluency in English Excellent communication skills, both oral and written Minimum five years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment, with at least two year’s experience in a leadership role (More or less depending on market size). Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance 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 broadcast equipment and production environments, including cameras, control boards, audio equipment and editing systems. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Physical Demands & Work Environment: The Production Manager must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, 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, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Production Operations Manager must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and 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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