Nexstar Media Group

  • Newscast Producer

    Requisition ID
    2018-3271
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
    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

    Nexstar Media Group’s station, KRON4, the San Francisco Bay Area’s Local News Station, seeks a Newscast Producer.  This position is responsible for creating a daily newscast for an assigned time slot, using various resources such as reporters, writers, video, wire copy, and information gathered in the newsroom.

     

    This will be a full time, non-union, non-exempt position.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Complete entire rundown at least 1 hour before the show airs
    • Check logs to verify on and off times as wells as commercial break lengths
    • Write all teases, preshows, cold opens
    • View and approve video clips, OTS’s, camios
    • Edit video for stories and teases using desktop editing system
    • Be prepared for breaking news
    • Talk to reporters, assignment editors, directors, associate producers directly
    • Communicate clearly with control room staff and anchors
    • Management reserves the discretion to add or modify job duties as required

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 3 – 5 years’ experience producing compelling newscasts in a medium to major market
    • Demonstrated ability to use state of the art live and graphic technologies, digital editing systems, and to work with writers, reporters and assignment editors on story development
    • College degree or equivalent in journalism/communications or broadcasting preferred
    • Must be a self-starter, hard worker, have a great attitude, and be versatile and efficient

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