Nexstar Media Group

  • NEWS MMJ

    Requisition ID
    2018-2092
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-NY-Utica
    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 Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. This position reports to the news director and/or assignment manager.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
    • Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
    • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
    • Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
    • Determines a story's emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.
    • Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
    • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
    • Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.
    • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
    • Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.
    • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.
    • Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.
    • Shoots and edits news events and news reports.
    • Produces and presents reports for all platforms.
    • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
    • Writes stories for the web and other E-Media platforms.
    • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
    • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

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