Nexstar Media Group

  • Producer, Associate

    Requisition ID
    2018-1844
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-RI-East Providence
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% 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 www.nexstar.tv.

    Position Summary

    The Associate Producer works closely with newscast producers and digital content producers. The ideal candidate will have a desire to grow within the newsroom learning skills to ultimately move into a newscast producer position. The associate producer will have an opportunity to work in a fast-paced newsroom, with no shortage of big stories while delivering and contributing accurate, visual, in-depth, and fast-paced news content across all media platforms.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    * Responsible for contributing story ideas; writing stories; organizing them within an energetic and memorable newscast or digital content for the web.

    * Assists in writing and production of broadcast or on-line publication. Contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations. *Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.

    * Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences.

    * Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.

     

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    * Must understand brand building directives. Must be able to interact well with videojournalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production, digital and engineering staff.

    * Detail oriented.

    * Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills.

    * Ability to develop strong news judgment, most possess journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.

    * Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.

    * Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction.

     

    Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute.

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