Nexstar Media Group

  • Digital Producer / Reporter

    Requisition ID
    2019-5865
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Rockford
    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

    Position will provide updates to MyStateline.com, Eyewitness News apps and social media accounts with the latest news, weather and sports developments. Maintain awareness of daily newsgathering and identify unique content opportunities for web coverage. Find, create and edit original news content including text, pictures and video for distribution on digital platforms. Candidate must be able to prioritize workload to keep website as accurate and up-to-date as possible. Will help coordinate on-air and online presentation of stories.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

     

    Produce social media news updates. Manage interactive initiatives. Create and/or manage other content as assigned.

     

    Strong news writing skills with an emphasis on relevance and accuracy. Candidate must maintain knowledge of current events, online trends and social media. Must understand basic concepts of photography and video editing. Candidate will ideally be familiar with iNews, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere editing software, WordPress, and analytics tools.  But, training will be provided.

    Prefer a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field. Priority will be given to candidates demonstrating past web experience, along with social media success.

     

     

     

     

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