Nexstar Media Group

  • Executive Producer, News

    Requisition ID
    2019-6513
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-WV-Ghent
    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

    WVNS TV / 59 News in Beckley, WV is searching for a hands-on journalist for the position of Executive Producer.  This person is the number two manager in newsroom.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record as a newscast producer who desires to coach and mentor our producing staff to the next level.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

     

    • Candidate must be capable of juggling multiple tasks.
    • Supervise reporters, photographers, and producers on a daily basis.
    • Lead breaking news coverage and create work schedules.
    • Develop and execute election coverage and any special projects.
    • Ideal candidate is a manager who has a proven record of mentoring, leading, and inspiring employees.
    • Fill in line-producing on an as needed basis.

     

    Requirements & Skills

    • College Degree preferred
    • Minimum 3 years line-producing experience preferred
    • Digital & Social Media experience is required

     

     

    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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