Nexstar Media Group

  • Multi-Media Journalist

    Requisition ID
    2018-3005
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-MI-Lansing
    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

    WLNS-TV, the CBS affiliate in Lansing, Michigan, seeks a digital savvy, camera ready storyteller, shooter and editor who wants to find, shoot, edit, and report for our market leading, award winning newscasts every day.

     

    Sure, you can interview officials – but we want someone who can find great characters to help tell a story.

     

    We want someone who works well independently, has good critical thinking skills, and who isn’t content sit and wait for a public information officer to call you back.

     

    We want someone with superior writing skills, who can tell stories in a clear and compelling way, and who understands that way isn't always a straight package.

     

    This job and includes working weekends. A portion of this position will be assigned specifically as an editor for certain daily newscasts.

     

    A degree in journalism or related field is required. So is shooting, editing, newsroom experience, the ability to play well with others, and a sense of humor.

     

    We are home to the state capital, a Big Ten university, and two General Motors plants. Because of that, we've got more news, sports, arts, and culture than markets much bigger than ours.

     

    Apply at http://www.nexstar.tv/careers/

     

    Include your resume and a link to your tape on your resume. If you don’t do this, you won’t be considered. No phone calls, snail mail, or DVDs.

     

    Bonus points for a cover letter that tells us how you found and enterprised a story.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    WLNS-TV, the CBS affiliate in Lansing, Michigan, seeks a digital savvy, camera ready storyteller, shooter and editor who wants to find, shoot, edit, and report for our market leading, award winning newscasts every day.

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