Nexstar Media Group


Requisition ID
Production Operations
Job Locations
US-IL-Rock Island
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

Local legacy CBS / FOX combo on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River in beautiful Quad Cities.  We are a top 100 market that is seeking a SUPERSTAR Production Assistant. Our amazing work & play community is home to the world headquarters of John Deere. We are in central proximity to major metro areas including Chicago, Des Moines, Madison, and St. Louis. 


Join our family that is committed to being part of the fabric of our communities for almost 70 years that has made us a LEADER in delivering local content to our viewers.


To learn more about our beautiful area click here- Visit Quad Cities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Daily duties include but are not limited to:

  • Booking and scheduling clients and other guests
  • Working with clients and guests to develop segment content
  • Gathering visual elements for each segment (video, pictures, etc)
  • Building daily show rundowns, stacking segments for audience flow, timing the show
  • Visualizing the production of each segment and communicating it to production staff
  • Preparing and integrating appropriate visual elements
  • Contributing to the writing of segments
  • Organizing and archiving show assets
  • Other duties as assigned

In addition to those daily duties, other responsibilities include:

  • Working with EP/Host and other team members to generate creative content and build/reinforce show branding
  • Working with Director and production crew to identify and address quality and efficiency issues
  • Contributing to the online and social media aspects of the show


We are looking for a person who is passionate about our community and can use their personality to cultivate the community relationships necessary to ensure the success of the show. Must have great improvisational skills, charisma, intelligence, great to work with, service driven, quick on their feet and highly motivated.  


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in film, photography, television, news, or related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Producing experience including familiarity with iNews or other electronic newsroom systems
  • Some supervisory experience
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects with maximum efficiency
  • Must be energetic, positive and great in a team environment
  • Must be highly motivated self-starter, able to work well alone and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills


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