Weekend News Anchor
Little Rock, AR
KARK and KLRT, the NBC and Fox affiliates in Little Rock, Arkansas, are looking for an aggressive, innovative, and creative Senior Producer to help take our product to the next level. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of producing shows that make an impact with an audience on-air, online, and on social media.
KARK-KLRT is looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything for breaking news.
Candidates must be engaged in social media and be able to regularly contribute to the station's website.
Above all, we're looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.
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.
• 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
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.