Nexstar Media Group

  • Digital content Producer -PT

    Requisition ID
    2018-2607
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-OH-Columbus
    Position Type
    Regular Part-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.

     

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    NBC4 (WCMH-TV nbc4i.com) in Columbus, Ohio is seeking a part time digital content producer to help take our digital efforts to the next level. The ideal candidate must have strong editorial and news judgement skills. They must be able to closely collaborate with a team while being able to work independently.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Produce digital content for all of NBC4's digital platforms, including but not limited to websites, apps and social media
    • Excel in breaking news situations, accurately reporting and updating information as it happens online
    • Work closely with assignment editors, broadcast producers and newsroom managers to coordinate three-screen synergy (TV, digital, mobile) around news coverage
    • Use various metrics to identify digital content priority and placement decisions to grow digital audiences
    • Copy edit content written by others and correct errors, grammar and punctuation following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
    • Ensure all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

     

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Strong working knowledge and experience with an online CMS (Knowledge of Lakana is a plus)
    • Strong grasp of posting to various social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and IGTV
    • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills
    • Write in a smart, conversational and shareable manner with a creative format and style
    • Basic Photoshop and video editing skills
    • Basic HTML knowledge
    • Ability to shoot video for digital platforms a plus

     

    Education/Experience:

    Bachelors degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required. Experience in writing, producing and editing content on a desktop editing system.

     

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:

    High stress office environment with deadline pressures. Position will require you to prioritize tasks and multitask daily, and well as manage multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority. You must be able to work outside of normal business hours, including nights and weekends. This is a part time position.

     

    NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

     

    Qualified applicants may apply online at www.nexstar.tv/careers

    EOE M/F/V/D

     

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