Nexstar Media Group

  • Executive News Producer (Mornings)

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    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

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    KOIN 6, a Nexstar Media Group Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon is looking for an Executive News Producer in a top-25 market that’s become one of the most popular cities in the country to live. We offer a competitive salary, attractive benefits and collaborative work environment.


    JOB SUMMARY: The executive producer supervises news content across all media platforms for the morning newscasts.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for overseeing writing, production, and timing of 2.5-hour morning news broadcast and direction of noon newscast.
    • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business and financial objectives.
    • Manage newsroom, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
    • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all media devices.


    • Responsible for successful financing and marketing of projects.
    • Assist in recruiting, hiring and training of overnight producers and production staff.

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills.
    • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
    • Proven track record of leading teams in problem solving, troubleshooting and crisis management.
    • Financial management.



    Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.


    Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology including automated broadcast systems and robotics.


    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High-stress office environment with deadline pressures. Position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority. High-stress environment with deadline pressures.


    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.


    To APPLY: Please visit the Work for Us page at or at the Nexstar Website at:


    ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland's CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.



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