Production Manager REQ-30687

Job Description

FOX59 and CBS4, the Nexstar stations in Indianapolis, seeking a News Production Manager. The Production Manager is responsible for providing timely technical operations support and management oversight for news broadcasts and other live and recorded programs.
• Manages all aspects of the Production Department.
• Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the Production Department.
• Insures that staffing levels meet the needs of the station.
• Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.
• Manages scheduling for both the morning and evening production crews.
• Monitors broadcasts to ensure that programs conform to station quality standards, policies and regulations.
• Manages the use of studio.
• 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, including directing, when necessitated by employee absence or other exigent circumstances.
• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills

• 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.
• 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, Ross Overdrive and ENPS.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Education Required

• Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience


medical, vision, dental, paid time off, 401k

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