Nexstar Media Group

  • Technical Assistant (PT)

    Requisition ID
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    Position Type
    Temporary Part-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    WFXR is accepting applications for a part-time entry-level Technical Assistant. This position will work evenings and weekends and will operate, maintain, update and repair hardware and systems used for broadcasting and business operations.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station
    • Minimizes service interruptions at times of equipment and/or system failure by rapidly identifying and implementing solutions
    • Sets up and operates equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts 
    • Interprets and implements instructions and requests from other station personnel
    • Communicates with members of the engineering team and other teams to effectively resolve equipment and system issues
    • 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
    • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
    • Experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment preferred
    • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
    • Strong PC/MS Office experience
    • Experience with production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems preferred
    • Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment a plus
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Evenings and weekends required


    Physical Demands & Work Environment:

    The Technical Assistant must be able to sit, reach, 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, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Broadcast Engineer must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.


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