Nexstar Media Group

Newscast Producer

Requisition ID
Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco
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

Position Summary

Nexstar Media Group’s station, KRON4, the San Francisco Bay Area’s Local News Station, seeks a Newscast Producer.  This position is responsible for creating a daily newscast for an assigned time slot, using various resources such as reporters, writers, video, wire copy, and information gathered in the newsroom.


This will be a full time, non-union, non-exempt position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Complete entire rundown at least 1 hour before the show airs
  • Check logs to verify on and off times as wells as commercial break lengths
  • Write all teases, preshows, cold opens
  • View and approve video clips, OTS’s, camios
  • Edit video for stories and teases using desktop editing system
  • Be prepared for breaking news
  • Talk to reporters, assignment editors, directors, associate producers directly
  • Communicate clearly with control room staff and anchors
  • Management reserves the discretion to add or modify job duties as required



  • 3 – 5 years’ experience producing compelling newscasts in a medium to major market
  • Demonstrated ability to use state of the art live and graphic technologies, digital editing systems, and to work with writers, reporters and assignment editors on story development
  • College degree or equivalent in journalism/communications or broadcasting preferred
  • Must be a self-starter, hard worker, have a great attitude, and be versatile and efficient


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