Nexstar Media Group

News Producer

Requisition ID
2019-6514
Category
News
Job Locations
US-OR-Portland
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 www.nexstar.tv.

Position Summary

KOIN 6, a Nexstar Media Group Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon is looking for a newscast producer in a top-25 market that’s become one of the most popular cities in the country to live. We offer a competitive salary, attractive benefits and collaborative work environment.

 

JOB SUMMARY: The producer delivers and contributes accurate, visual, news content across all media platforms. The ideal candidate has worked as a successful producer and knows how to present news that gets our viewers’ attention. We want a smart, passionate and creative thinker who writes conversationally.

 

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to interact well with anchors, reporters, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills.
  • Strong news judgment, 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.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree (TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute) + 5 years’ experience in television broadcast/production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for evaluating stories and organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast.
  • Write strong, active copy that matches video.
  • Oversee production and timing of broadcast.
  • Contribute story ideas to the editorial process, work collaboratively with reporters, and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
  • Monitor postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
  • Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences.
  • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
  • Contribute to digital and social platforms as needed.

TRAINING/EQUIPMENT: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

 

ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland's CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.

 

EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED

 

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