Full Time Job

News Producer

FOX-21

Colorado Springs, CO 02-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
FOX21 News seeks a News Producer to take over the reins of our early evening newscasts. The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website. If you're a strong writer, innovative thinker, and can write a tease that leaves viewers wanting more then this is the job for you. A college degree in broadcasting or related major is preferred and producing experience would obviously be a plus. Familiarity with I-News, Edius, and the Ross animated system puts you way ahead of the game. If you're not a team player, this isn't the newsroom for you

COMPENSATION RANGE:

Annual Salary: $35,000.00 - and up, commensurate with experience

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:
• A career path to grow your professional experiences
• Full medical, dental, and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits
• Retirement savings plan with company match
• Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, pet discount program, and employee assistance program. More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms
• Writes and orders news stories
• Approves scripts
• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
• Edits video
• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum two years' experience in news operations (Depending on market size)
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Flexibility to work any shift
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Company Profile
FOX-21

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.