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.
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***THIS POSITION TO BE LOCATED IN WASHINGTON, DC
Nexstar Media Group is expanding its Washington, DC, bureau.
We are looking for a journalist who loves covering politics and government stories. You must be able to demonstrate clear and conversational writing when reporting on how events in Washington impact local viewers. Our bureau team is responsible for enterprising stories of local significance to our markets. We are not interested in covering national stories or providing generic daily reports on what happened in Washington. Our journalists must uncover stories the networks don’t offer. We care about local issues, local lawmakers, and government agencies and actions that impact local communities. The ability to generate these types of stories and build contacts is an essential part of the position.
The Multimedia Journalist position is a unique opportunity to live in Washington, DC, and have a desk one block from the U.S. Capitol. We share offices with NBC and tap into the networks’ vast resources across the Capitol and the city. We have live capability, and the Multimedia Journalist will frequently report live for local Nexstar newscasts.
The Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Requirements & Skills:
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Multimedia Journalist must be able to 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 reporting of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Multimedia Journalist must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 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