Operations Supervisor – News and Commentary


BEK NEWS/KNDB-TV, in Bismark, North Dakota, is looking for an Operations Supervisor – News and Commentary.


BEK News is a new division of BEK TV (KNDB/KNDM), a North Dakota-owned company broadcasting LIVE…LOCAL sports and news/commentary, with a statewide broadcast footprint and a nationwide Internet (OTT) offering.

It’s exciting, emotional and intimate North Dakota content attracts attention and engages viewers of all ages and interests.

BEK TV is launching BEK News, a new exciting television mix of both national and local news/commentary.

BEK News will feature a number of the national personalities who will share their commentary on national and regional topics each day.

Operations Supervisor is responsible for providing scheduling, production leadership and oversight for daily news/commentary broadcasts.

This position will work in tandem with a team of professional individuals to create high quality news/commentary programming.

  • Provides scheduling for all news employees.
  • Direct broadcasts to ensure that programs conform to station quality standards, policies and regulations
  • Collaborate with directors and producer to select and prioritize content
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • 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
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • 3-5 Years in Broadcasting or equivalent experience in television production or broadcasting
  • Interest in and knowledge of live news/event production and advanced knowledge of both Mac and PC based editing systems (Final Cut Pro, News Edit, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc.).
  • Ability to shoot and edit both live and taped events.
  • Post entry level experience in the role of producer of news/commentary style programming.
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities, strategically aligning efforts and activities to meet company goals.
  • Proven leadership in handling the day-to-day studio operations of a news/commentary network along with experience in all roles as it pertains to production of programming.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Pay: $55,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year

To apply for this job email your details to jhassler@beksports.com

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