Nexstar Media Group

  • Associate Producer-PT 3:30AM - 9:00AM

    Requisition ID
    2019-6403
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Peoria
    Position Type
    Regular Part-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

    WMBD(CBS)/WYZZ (FOX through an outsourcing agreement with Cunningham Broadcasting, Inc) is seeking a PT Associate Producer to work the 3:30am-9:00am shift.  The Associate Producer is responsible for contributing story ideas; writing stories; organizing them within an energetic and memorable newscast or digital content for the web.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assists in writing and production of broadcast or on-line publication
    • Contributes to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations
    • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices
    • Writes, produces and edits material that appeals to target audiences
    • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources

      Requirements & Skills:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute
    • Understand brand building directives
    • Interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production, digital and engineering staff
    • Detail oriented
    • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills
    • Ability to develop strong news judgment
    • Possess 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

     

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:
    The Associate Producer must be able to 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 in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Associate Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

     

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