Assistant I, Commercial Production

Assistant I, Commercial Production

  • Full Time
  • Bismarck
  • October 27, 2023

Website Nexstar Media


The Assistant I, Commercial Producer will be responsible for the development of cutting-edge commercial spots and the shooting and editing of news stories for our Lifestyle Program. Creative scripting, shooting and non-linear editing experience is a must.


  • Scripting, shooting and editing of spots from concept to completion.
  • Shooting and editing news stories with Lifestyle Program Anchor.
  • Collaborate with account executives and creative team to produce videos and digital content that are on-brand and drive results
  • Maintain a variety of projects and work with varying production styles while employing strong client service skills
  • Coordinate production, including working with clients, account executives, agencies, as well as planning location(s), talent, music, voice-over and reserving any other technical pieces (camera’s, vehicles, etc.) needed for project
  • Manage video equipment and software needs
  • Perform other duties, as directed by management


Requirements & Skills
  • Minimum 1-2 years commercial and/or promotion experience, or college degree preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of the post-production process, including media management and encoding video to various formats
  • Broad understanding of marketing and design
  • Advanced knowledge of High-definition (HD) cameras and videography, motion graphics and proper lighting techniques
  • Exhibit advanced editing expertise
  • A passion to stay up-to-date on production trends and continually strive to push boundaries
  • Software skills required include Adobe CC Suite production package including; Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition and Media Encoder
  • Position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority
  • Must be able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record as some travel may be required for commercial shoots and production meetings with advertisers of the station
  • Meet all deadlines, fulfill scheduling commitments and consistently achieve quick turnarounds in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment


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