Full Time Job

Associate Producer

Newsnation

Chicago, IL 06-16-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The NewsNation Associate Producer is responsible for helping to research and report stories, gather editorial elements, build graphics, liaise with reporters and assignment desk to create segments for assigned shows.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Conduct research and pitch stories

Gather editorial elements including video, audio and user-generated content

Build and copy edit graphics and banners

Work with correspondent on executing live shots

Liaise with the assignment desk to facilitate requests for elements and or affiliate live shots

Requirements & Skills:

2-3 years' experience in national or major-market news

BA/BS degree or equivalent degree in journalism or related field

Strong writing skills required

Ability to create dynamic graphic and video elements

Must be self-directing, self-motivating and able to work will with a diverse group of people.

Interact well with on-air talent, news managers, videographers, production, digital and engineering staff

Detail-oriented

Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills

Exhibit strong news judgment

Handle stress, including short deadlines

Work at a computer for extended periods of time

Must be able to work assigned shifts and be on call during overnights, mornings and weekends/holidays

Perform other tasks as assigned by news management.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb50eo-3-238-24-209-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Newsnation

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.