Nexstar Media Group

  • News Producer

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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 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% 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

    The producer delivers and contributes accurate, visual, news content across all media platforms.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web.
    • Oversees writing, production, and timing of broadcast or on-line publication.
    • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives.
    • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
    • Monitor postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
    • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
    • Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences.
    • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.


    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
    • Detail oriented; proficient in non-linear editing.
    • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills.
    • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
    • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
    • Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction.
    • Proficient in non-linear editing.


    Education/Experience:  Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute + 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.  


    Training/EquipmentUtilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.


    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:  High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.


    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.


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