Nexstar Media Group

  • KRBC Evening News Producer

    Requisition ID
    2018-3015
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Abilene
    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.

     

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    KRBC, the NBC affiliate in Abilene, TX, is looking for a dynamic News Producer for our evening newscasts. If you are an out-of-the box thinker wanting to start your career in news, please apply! We need someone energetic and creative - if you like to think big picture, look past the obvious and break stories, this could be a great move for you.  Qualified applicant should be able to handle breaking news situations and must have the ability to work well under pressure.  A strong understanding of integration of social media into newscasts a must.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms
    • Writes, edits and orders news stories
    • Approves scripts
    • Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
    • Edits video
    • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
    • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Requirements & Skills:

     

    Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education, work related experience, or recent college graduate with quality news internships.

    • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills
    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff
    • Minimum two years' experience in news operations (More or less depending on market size)
    • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, and other office equipment
    • Must be detail oriented
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations
    • Flexibility to work any shift

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:

     

    The News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

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