Full Time Job

News Writer


Los Angeles, CA 10-02-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


Major Purpose: Daily production of quality news stories. Defined as fast and accurate writing with excellent production techniques, crisp active voice writing, with relevance to KTLA's viewing audience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Write and edit multiple stories for newscasts while under deadline
-Gather and monitor late breaking info on local, state and national/international stories using websites, Twitter, the Associated Press and the network of Nexstar broadcasting stations across the nation.
-Additional duties as necessary.

Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related field is desired.
- At least 2 years of experience in a top ten market newsroom preferred.
-ENPS and Adobe Premiere

KTLA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Company Profile

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.