Nexstar Media Group

  • Web/Newscast Producer

    Requisition ID
    2018-3534
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-IN-Farmersburg
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% 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

    The candidate will work with the news team in posting content to the station website as well as social media sites.  The candidate will also work with the News Director and the station's Digital Media Manager to develop and implement strategies to maximize the station's exposure on ditital platforms.  A producing background is helpful with this position as you may be assisnged other projects that involve the production of on-air television newscast segments as well.  The candidate will also be expected to be able to edit video and write news copy.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Produce, organize, write, and edit content for newscast
    • Collaborate with news producers and managers to conceptualize, produce and present content on multiple media platforms
    • Regularly confer with other team members to pick strongest editorial piece produced daily and optimize those articles for the web sites
    • Own the editorial and creative development and coverage of assigned stories across multiple platforms, including but not limited to broadcast, digital and web

     Requirements & Skills:

     

    • Bachelor's degree in Communications/Journalism or related degree required 
    • One year minimum experience in newsgathering and/or production
    • Experience writing, producing and editing on a desktop editing system
    • Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms
    • Basic understanding and demonstration of multi-media file formats and strong computer skills
    • Understand the importance of social media

     

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:


    The Web/Newscast 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 near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Assignment & Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 40 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

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