Nexstar Media Group

  • Digital Content Producer

    Requisition ID
    2019-5605
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-KS-Wichita
    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

    KSNW is looking for a digital content producer that will produce original, engaging content for publication on our digital and on-air platforms in a newsroom that fosters growth and development. Successful candidates will help populate our digital platforms, write and edit digital stories, send mobile app push alerts and edit video clips for KSN.com, working with producers, photographers and other newsroom staff. We are looking for strong writers who are detail oriented, able to research and generate unique and original content, work under pressure and deliver content in real-time.

     

    Now, about where you'll be living: the Wichita area. It's a hidden gem. Stunning cost of living, an underrated town full of good, friendly people, great restaurants, up and coming arts and culture scene and little traffic. If you are ready to come to a place where you practice your craft at a higher level working with a great team, you are invited to apply.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Report news stories for digital platforms, including website, mobile app and social media
    • Create, edit and publish unique and original content on digital platforms, including website, mobile app and social media
    • Perform tasks with urgency, immediacy and accuracy
    • Research and analyze background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information
    • Gather information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
    • Pitch on-brand stories to news managers and news producers, relevant to the local community during regular meetings
    • Receive assignments and evaluate leads and tips to develop story ideas
    • Perform other duties as assigned

     Requirements & Skills:

    • Degree in journalism; daily newspaper or news site experience required; live, working web samples and/or print pages preferred
    • Fluency in English required -- Bilingual Spanish a plus
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Proficiency in Associated Press style, Adobe Photoshop, and Basic HTML preferred
    • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, and other office equipment
    • Proficient research skills
    • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Promote teamwork and maintain attitude of cooperation with all station personnel
    • Flexibility to work any shift
    • Operate newsroom computer systems, possibly editing and camera equipment
    • Maintain positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments
    • Respond positively to feedback

    WORK ENVIRONMENT/MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Position may require the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. Position requires individual to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use email, conduct face-to-face discussions, work in close proximity to others.  

    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

    Provide resume and digital reel/links when applying.

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