Nexstar Media Group

  • Morning News Producer

    Requisition ID
    2019-3889
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Rockford
    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

     

    WTVO (ABC) & WQRF (FOX) in Rockford, IL is looking for a multi-talented and self-motivated individual who wants to learn it all beginning with producing.  Typically, our producers eventually move on to learning to be a MMJ and anchor on both a regularly scheduled and fill-in basis.  Individual should be someone who is digitally aware and willing to learn to cover the news on all platforms.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

     

    The Morning News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
    • Writes 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 and Skills:

    • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
    • Fluency in English.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Minimum two years' experience in news operations. 
    • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Flexibility to work any shift.

     

    Physical Demands and 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 outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

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