Nexstar Media Group

  • Executive Producer

    Requisition ID
    2019-6485
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-WV-Charleston
    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

    Local legacy CBS Station located in the capitol city of Charleston, WV.  We are a top 100 market that is seeking a SUPERSTAR Executive Producer.  Our amazing work & play community is home to the Tri-States of Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia. We are also home to Marshall University and a major outdoor adventure area.

     

    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 Charleston

     

    The Executive Producer supervises news content across all media platforms and line produces at least one hour of a live newscast.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web
    • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business and financial objectives
    • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations
    • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all media devices
    • Responsible for successful marketing of projects and adherence to budget

    Requirements & Skills:

    •  Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent
    • At least 5 years’ experience in television or radio broadcast/production
    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff
    • Detail oriented
    • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills
    • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations
    • Utilize state-of-the-art television technology

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:


    The Executive 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 near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Executive Producer must 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.

     

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