Nexstar Media Group

  • Digital Content Producer/Evening Assignment Editor

    Requisition ID
    2018-3695
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-TN-Memphis
    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

    WATN-WLMT, the ABC/CW affiliate in Memphis, TN, is seeking a seasoned journalist and news leader for our evening digital content producer/assignment editor position.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Candidate must be a strong writer with a great sense of urgency. Must be adept at juggling multiple tasks and communicating changes to the newsroom.

     

    Digital duties are the main focus of this position. Chief responsibilities include proofreading and posting reporters’ scripts and video to the news department’s website, as well as writing original, digital-only content. Candidate also responsible for maintaining station’s social media accounts, and sending timely, well-written push alerts.

     

    Assignment editor duties include monitoring and dispatching crews to breaking and developing stories. Candidate will be required to develop and maintain strong news source contacts.

     

    College degree required. Must have a minimum five years’ experience in a television newsroom. Current or former reporters and producers are encouraged to apply.

     

     

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