Nexstar Media Group

  • Morning Show Producer

    Requisition ID
    Job Locations
    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

    WCIA 3 is seeking a high capacity producer to take our already-strong Morning Show to the next level. We’re looking for someone who’s an innovator… who understands how to showcase news content… and knows what a Morning Show viewer wants from a news product.

    Ours is a forward-looking newscast… not a rehash of yesterday’s headlines. The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills, solid news judgment and creativity. A college degree is essential. At least a year of experience at a commercial television station is preferred.

    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 & 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 (Depending on market size)
    • 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 & 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 near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the News Producer 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.


    If you’re ready to take your career to the next level of excellence, please send a letter of introduction, writing sample, resume, and a tape of your work to:

    Rich Flesch
    News Director
    509 S. Neil St.
    Champaign, IL 61820



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